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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina orbiformis Cole 1927

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Globigerina orbiformis

Citation: Globigerina orbiformis Cole 1927
taxonomic rank: Species
Type sample (& lithostrat): Guayabal formation
Type locality: 12km E. of Potrero, Vera Cruz, Mexico
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-243190

Current identification:

Original Description

"Test small, spherical; sutures in most specimens very indistinct; chambers slightly if at all inflated; wall thick, reticulate; surface dull; one main aperture at the base of the last formed chamber with several, smaller apertures. 

Diameter 0.27 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: This small species is evidently the ancestor of Globigerina mexicana found in the first 80' of the formation above. It differs from the latter mainly in its constantly smaller size and rougher finish.


Cole, W. S. (1927). A foraminiferal fauna from the Guayabal formation in Mexico. Bulletins of American Paleontology. 14(51): 1-36. gs

Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (2006a). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene Globigerina, Globoturborotalita, Subbotina, and Turborotalita. In, Pearson, P. N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication . 41(Chap 6): 111-168. gs O


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