CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina kyushuensis Asano & Murata 1958

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Globigerina kyushuensis

Citation: Globigerina kyushuensis Asano & Murata 1958
Rank: Species
Type locality: Amakusa islands, Kyushu, Japan; about 1km west of Kanyama, Itchoda-mura, Shimo-jima, IGPS loc. No. Ku-4,
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type sample (& lithostrat): Kyoragi shale,
Type specimens: PL 12,figs. 1a,1b,1c,; Holotype (IGPScoll. Cat. No. 77214)

Current identification:

Original Description
"Test somewhat longer than wide, dorsal side convex, very slightly lobulate, ventral side typically concave with apertural depression, periphery broad, rounded, lobulate; chambers about eleven in number, inflated, rapidly enlarging; sutures depressed ventrally, less dorsally; wall coarsely reticulate; aperture a narrow opening along the basal margin of last apertural face.

Size: Length up to 0.5 mm.

Etymology: from the Kyushu Region of Japan

Extra details from original publication
This species differs from Globigerina bulloides d'Orbigny (1826) in being more globular with a typically helicoid spire on the dorsal side of test.



Globigerina kyushuensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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