CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana (Globotruncana) subspinosa Pessagno 1960

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Globotruncana (Globotruncana) -> Globotruncana (Globotruncana) subspinosa
Other pages this level: G. (Globotruncana) elevata stuartiformis, G. (Globotruncana) majzoni, G. (Globotruncana) planata, G. (Globotruncana) rosetta pembergeri, G. (Globotruncana) sigali, G. (Globotruncana) subspinosa, G. (Globotruncana) ventricosa carinata, G. (Globotruncana) ventricosa primitiva

Globotruncana (Globotruncana) subspinosa

Citation: Globotruncana (Globotruncana) subspinosa Pessagno 1960
Rank: Species
Type locality: Approx. 1.9 mi. from Yauco, along a dirt road running northeast from Yauco, near the city dump, along the Quebrada de Quebradas toward the Sierra Alta, in the Mayaguez-Yauco District, southern PR.
Type age (chronostrat): Maastrichtian
Type sample (& lithostrat): Rio Yauco mudstone
Type specimens: paratypes 189970 & 189971
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-189971 USNM-189972 USNM-189970

Current identification/main database link: Radotruncana subspinosa (Pessagno, 1960)

Original Description
"Test trochospiral coiled, biconvex to moderately convex ventrally and slightly convex dorsally. Umbilicus large, often flanked by a beaded margin. Sutures straight to slightly curved dorsally, moderately curved ventrally, usually heavily beaded. Chambers more or less angular rhombohedral in shape; 6-7 chambers in last whorl; dorsal surface of chambers sometimes crenulate. Periphery single-keeled, usually quite lobulate. Wall calcareous, finely perforate. Primary aperture interiomarginal, umbilical."


Pessagno, E. A. (1960). Stratigraphy and micorpaleontology of the Cretaceous and lower Tertiary of Puerto Rico. Micropaleontology. 6(1): 87-110. gs


Globotruncana (Globotruncana) subspinosa compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-7-2021

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