CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerinatheka kutchensis Singh & Tewari, in Tewari & Singh 1968

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Globigerinatheka -> Globigerinatheka kutchensis
Other pages this level: G. barri, G. curryi, G. euganea, G. kutchensis, G. lindiensis, G. subconglobata luterbacheri

Globigerinatheka kutchensis

Citation: Globigerinatheka kutchensis Singh & Tewari, in Tewari & Singh 1968
Rank: Species
Type locality: Kanoj-Sehe area, Kutch, NW India
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene, Lutian-Auversian
Type sample (& lithostrat): Kirthar Beds

Current identification/main database link: Globigerinatheka mexicana (Cushman 1925)

Original Description
Large test consisting of about two whorls of rapidly enlarging, inflated, partially embracing chambers, arranged three in each whorl; equatorial profile of test subcircular to subquadrate; chambers rapidly increase at end of first whorl, becoming progressively inflated; last formed primary chamber envelops entire ventral surface of test; intercameral sutures multiple, distinct sutures between last chamber and ventral surface of earlier chambers, each aperture covered by a small somewhat flat semicircular to elongate bulla; wall of primary chamber fairly thick and uniformly perforate; surface smooth; wall of bullae thinner than that of test. 

Size: Measurements.- Diameter (D) 0.47 mm. to 0.58 mm. Thickness (T) 0.42 mm. to 0.51 mm Average D/T 1.12


Tewari, B. S. & Singh, M. P. (1968). Two new planktonic foraminifera from Kutch. Punjab Univ., Res. Bulletin, Chandigarh. 18(3-4): 425-. gs


Globigerinatheka kutchensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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