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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Bolivina globulosa Cushman, 1933

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Bolivina globulosa

Citation: Bolivina globulosa Cushman, 1933
Rank: Species
Type specimens: USNM 26172
Type age (chronostrat): Recent
Type locality: Albatross station H3786, Lat. 12° 07' 00" N., Long. 137 18' 00" W., in 2,883 fathoms.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-369338 USNM-26172

Current identification/main database link: Streptochilus globulosum (Cushman, 1933)

Original Description

Test small, elongate, tapering gradually from the subacute initial end to the greatest breadth formed by the last two chambers, periphery rounded; chambers inflated, more or less globose, increasing rather uniformly in size as added; sutures distinct, depressed, somewhat sigmoid, slanting backward but a small amount from the horizontal; wall smooth, finely perforate; aper­ture comparatively large, at the base of the last-formed chamber, and forming a loop-shaped opening.

Length of holotype 0.70 mm.; breadth 0.40 mm.; thickness 0.15 mm.


Extra details from original publication
This is a small species but is rather widely distributed in the Albatross collections.

Editors' Notes


Cushman, J. A. (1933d). Some new Recent foraminifera from the Tropical Pacific. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 9(4): 77-95. gs V O


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