CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globorotalia wilcoxensis acuta Toulmin 1941

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Globorotalia wilcoxensis acuta

Citation: Globorotalia wilcoxensis acuta Toulmin 1941
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: Zone P4, Salt Mountain Limestone Fm., Alabama
Type specimens: 38526
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-38526

Current identification/main database link: Morozovella acuta (Toulmin 1941)

Original Description
"Test trochiform, plano-convex, dorsal side flat, ventral side strongly convex, deeply umbilicate, periphery strongly lobate, acute, and bounded by a thick flange; chambers distinct, about 4 1/2 in the last whorl, increasing regularly in size as added; sutures distinct, on the dorsal side slightly curved, limbate, slightly if at all depressed, on the ventral side radiate, depressed; wall roughened with minute, low spinose processes, especially along the peripheral border; aperture an arched opening on the ventral side of the final chamber extending from the peripheral flange to the umbilicus. Length 0.46 mm.; width 0.37 mm.; thickness 0.24 mm."


Toulmin, L. (1941). Eocene Smaller Foraminifera from the Salt Mountain Limestone of Alabama. Journal of Paleontology. 15(6): 567-611. gs


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