CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerinoides triloba subsp. altiapertura Bolli 1957

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Globigerinoides triloba altiapertura

Citation: Globigerinoides triloba subsp. altiapertura Bolli 1957
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: Type locality of the Catapsydrax dissimilis zone, Trinidad, sample Bo 267 (TTOC 201216).
Type age (chronostrat): Catapsydrax dissimilis zone
Type specimens: Holotype P5632; figured paratype P5633.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-5632 USNM-5633

Current identification/main database link: Globigerinoides altiaperturus Bolli, 1957

Original Description
Shape of test trochospiral; equatorial periphery distinctly lobate (trilobate) ; axial periphery rounded. Wall calcareous, perforate, surface finely pitted. Chambers spherical; about 12, arranged in about 2½ whorls; the 3 chambers of the last whorl increase rapidly in size. Sutures on spiral side between early chambers radial, later slightly curved and oblique, depressed; on umbilical side: radial, depressed. Umbilicus fairly narrow, deep. Primary aperture, a high, distinct arch, interiomarginal, umbilical; the last few chambers show one supplementary sutural aperture about opposite the primary aperture. Coiling random.

Size: Largest diameter of holotype 0.55 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: Globigerinoides triloba altiapertura, new subspecies, is distinguished from G. triloba immatura Le Roy by having a larger, higher arched, primary aperture.

Stratigraphic range (in Cipero formation) : Catapsydrax dissimilis zone to Catapsydrax stainforthi zone.


Bolli, H. M. (1957b). Planktonic foraminifera from the Oligocene-Miocene Cipero and Lengua formations of Trinidad, B.W.I. In, Loeblich, A. R. , Jr., Tappan, H., Beckmann, J. P., Bolli, H. M., Montanaro Gallitelli & E. Troelsen, J. C. (eds) Studies in Foraminifera. U.S. National Museum Bulletin. 215: 97-123. gs V O

Spezzaferri, S., Olsson, R. K. & Hemleben, C. (2018c). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Oligocene to Lower Miocene Globigerinoides and Trilobatus. In, Wade, B. S., Olsson, R. K., Pearson, P. N., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 46(Chap 9): 269-306. gs V O


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