CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana atlantica Caron 1972

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Globotruncana atlantica

Citation: Globotruncana atlantica Caron 1972
Rank: Species
Type locality: from 65-67 cm. Depth in Section I, Core 14 (311-318 m. below the sea bottom) from Hole 98 of DSDP Leg 11, drilled at a depth of 2750 m. in the Northeast Providence Channel, lat. 25 degrees 22.95 N., long. 77 degrees 18.68 W., off the Bahama Islands in the
Type age (chronostrat): Campanian
Type specimens: C26628
Type repository: Basel, CH; Natural History Museum

Current identification/main database link: Globotruncanita atlantica (Caron, 1972)

Original Description
"Test high trochospiral, spiral side strongly convex, umbilical side flat to slightly convex; equatorial periphery slightly lobulate, with a single keel. Last whorl with 6-7 chambers which increase slowly in size. Sutures on spiral side angular to curved in the youngest chambers, on the umbilical side angular, forming disjointed chevrons. Umbilicus narrow, shallow, covered by a spiral system of tegilla."


Caron, M. (1972). Planktonic foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous of Site 98. Leg 11. Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 11: 551-559. gs V O


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