Catalog - Globigerina ariakensis

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina ariakensis Asano 1962

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Globigerina ariakensis

Citation: Globigerina ariakensis Asano 1962
Rank: species
Type locality: 500 m west of Okubo, Ariake-mura, Kami-shima, Kyushu Region, Japan.
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type sample (& lithostrat): Kyoragi formation
Type specimens: Pl. 20, figs. 5a, b, c; 7a, b, c.; Holotype:- Figs. 7a, b, c, ; ; IGPS coll. cat. no. 77223.

Current identification:

Original Description
Test moderately trochospiral, periphery broadly rounded, somewhat lobulated; chambers inflated, usually four in last whorl, arranged in a lozenge on umbilical side; wall finely perforate, surface smooth; sutures depressed, but indistinct on spiral side, nearly radial on umbilical side; umbilicus depressed, almost closed; aperture elongate, without a lip.

Size: Maximum diameter of holotype 1.0 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: - This new species appears to be related to Globoquadrina venezuelana (Hedberg), but is clearly distinguished from it by the characters of the aperture.

Occurrence:- Restricted to the lower part of the Kyoragi formation, Amakusa Islands.


Asano, K. (1962). Tertiary Globigerinids from Kyushu, Japan. Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Series 2 (Geology). Special Volume 5: 49-65. gs


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