Citation: Globigerina baconica Samuel 1972Rank: Species
Original Description "Diagnosis.- Of the species Globigerina baconica characteristic are 4 spherical chambers in the whorl, and a large umbilical aperture.
"Description.- A large test consisting of 2Â_-3 whorls with 10-12 chambers coiled in a low trochospire. In the last whorl are most frequently 3Â_-4 slowly enlarging chambers. Dorsal and ventral sutures are deep. The umbilicus is wide and deep; the aperture is large, semi-arcuate, umbilical, without any lip or rim. The wall is calcareous, perforate - as in Glogigerapsis index (Finlay) [Globigerinoides index, 1939]. Globigerina baconica is an ancestral to Globigerapsis index (Finlay). Maximum size: diameter 0.5-0.72 mm., height 0.28-0.42 mm." Size: Etymology: Extra details from original publication
Editors' Notes original combination not double checked
Samuel, O. (1972b). Planktonic Foraminifera from the Eocene in the Bakony mountains (Hungary). Zborník geologických vied, séria Západné Karpaty. 17: 165-206. gs
Globigerina baconica compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project teamviewed: 27-9-2022