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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina nitida Martin 1943

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Globigerina nitida

Citation: Globigerina nitida Martin 1943
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: Plate VII, figures la, lb, lc; Holotype.-Stanford Univ. Paleo. Type Colln. No. 7400. Paratypes in the USNM
Type sample (& lithostrat): Sample I-S7-47, Lodo formation,
Type age (chronostrat): Early Eocene
Type locality: Lodo Gulch, Panoche Quadrangle, Fresno County, California.
Type repository: Stanford; Paleontological Type Collection, Stanford University, Calif.

Linked specimens: USNM-38970 USNM-559454

Current identification/main database link: Acarinina nitida (Martin 1943)

Original Description

Test subglobular, more convex ventrally than dorsally; wall calcareous, finely perforate, completely covered with numerous fine papillae giving a granular appearance; periphery broadly rounded, slightly lobulate; all chambers exposed on dorsal side, only last whorl of five visible on ventral side; chambers inflated, increasing rapidly in size as added, last chamber extending slightly beyond previous ones, overhanging on ventral side to form a depressed umbilical area; dorsal sutures more or less distinct, nearly straight, slightly depressed; apertural face of last chamber flat, aperture a narrow slit extending from umbilicus about halfway along base of chamber toward periphery bordered on outer edge by a slight lip. 

Maximum diameter 0.29 mm; minimum diameter 0.28 mm; maximum thickness 0.28 mm. "

Extra details from original publication
Remarks.- Probably the nearest relative to this small, compact species is Globigerina coalingensis Cushman & G. D. Hanna (1927), which is considerably larger and more ornamented over the dorsal chambers. The Lodo form has more chambers to the whorl and is flatter dorsally.

Range.-Samples I-X14 through I-S22+7.


Martin, L. T. (1943). Eocene foraminifera from the type Lodo Formation, Fresno County, California. Stanford University Publications, Geological Sciences. 3(3): 1-35. gs


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