CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globorotalia trinidadensis Bolli 1957

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Globorotalia trinidadensis

Citation: Globorotalia trinidadensis Bolli 1957
Rank: species
Type locality: Trinidad Petroleum Development well Moruga 3, Trinidad (coordinates N: 143522 links; E:504382 links), sample from core 10,259-10,261 feet (TLL 192632)
Type age (chronostrat): Globigerina trinidadensis zone to Globorotalia uncinata zone.
Type sample (& lithostrat): Lizard Springs formation.
Type specimens: Holotype (USNM P5044) and paratypes (USNM P5045 and P5046)
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-5045 USNM-5044 USNM-5046

Current identification/main database link: Praemurica inconstans (Subbotina 1953)

Original Description
Shape of test very low trochospiral, inflated; equatorial periphery lobate; axial periphery rounded. Wall calcareous, perforate, surface smooth, in early chambers often slightly rugose. Chambers globular; 14-18, arranged in 2-2½ whorls, the 5-7 chambers of the last whorl increasing slowly in size. Sutures on spiral side radial, depressed; on umbilical side radial, depressed. Umbilicus fairly wide, open. Aperture a low arch, with a thin, liplike flap in well preserved specimens; interiomarginal, extraumbilical-umbilical. Coiling random

Size: Largest diameters of figured types 0.40-0.43 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: Globorotalia trinidadensis Bolli, new species, differs from G. pseudobulloides (Plummer) in its larger size and in having more chambers in the final whorl. Early chambers often show a rugose surface.


Bolli, H. M. (1957d). The genera Globigerina and Globorotalia in the Paleocene-Lower Eocene Lizard Springs Formation of Trinidad. 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: 61-82. gs V O


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