CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana carteri Kassab 1977

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Globotruncana carteri

Citation: Globotruncana carteri Kassab 1977
Rank: Species

Current identification: Globotruncanita stuartiformis (Dalbiez, 1955)

Original Description
Test biconvex to planoconvex, dorsal side flat or slightly convex; ventral side protruding: periphery slightly lobate, angled, with single beaded keel in adult forms, traces of a second keel in the early chambers of juvenile forms. Test consisting of three and a half to four whorls; 3.5-4.5 narrow, elongated, crescentic rectangular chambers with slightly crenulated surface visible on the dorsal side, ventrally chambers, 3-4, subrectangular in shape, increasing very rapidly in size and height and strongly overlapping; sutures raised dorsally, curved, raised ventrally, strongly curved; umbilicus varies in size from small to relatively large, deep, open, bordered by umbilical ridges and covered by umbilical cover plate (tegillum) which is not preserved. Aperture interiomarginal-umbilical in position. Wall calcareous, perforate except for the imperforate keels.


Kassab, I. I. M. (1977). Three new species of Globotruncana from the Upper Cretaceous of northern Iraq. Journal of the Geological Society of Iraq. 10: 137-139+. gs


Globotruncana carteri compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-7-2021

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