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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Biglobigerinella multispina Lalicker 1948

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Other pages this level: B. algeriana, B. barri, B. kerisensis, B. multispina, B. pulchra, B. sigali

Biglobigerinella multispina

Citation: Biglobigerinella multispina Lalicker 1948
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: 51898, 51899 (fig 3), 51900 (fig 2)
Type sample (& lithostrat): Marlbrook Marl, eight feet above base.
Type age (chronostrat): Upper Cretaceous,
Type locality: 1.5 miles north of Saratoga, Howard County, Arkansas.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-51898 USNM-51900 USNM-51899 USNM-51897

Current identification/main database link: Planohedbergella multispina (Lalicker, 1948)

Original Description

Test planispiral, involute, trochoid in the earliest chambers, especially in the microspheric form; chambers in the early stages globular, in the adult stage the last-formed chambers are flattened and the last one is divided into 2 globular chambers, one on each side of the plane of coiling; sutures distinct, depressed; wall calcareous, perforate, with tiny spines on the surface; aperture consisting of a low arch at the base of the last chambers, and quite indistinct.


Huber, B. T., Petrizzo, M. M. & Falzoni, F. (2022b). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Albian–Maastrichtian planispiral planktonic foraminifera traditionally assigned to Globigerinelloides. Micropaleontology. 68(2): 117-183. gs

Lalicker, C. G. (1948). A new genus of Foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous. Journal of Paleontology. 22: 624-. gs


Biglobigerinella multispina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-7-2024

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