CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana churchi Martin 1964

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Globotruncana -> Globotruncana churchi
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Globotruncana churchi

Citation: Globotruncana churchi Martin 1964
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Globotruncana rugosa (Marie, 1941)

Original Description
Test rotaloid, subcircular in outline, highly trochoid on spiral side, ventral side convex with large umbilical area; periphery lobulate, edge truncate obliquely with 2 well-developed keels; chambers 7 or 8 to a whorl, slightly, inflated on dorsal side, more so on ventral side, gradually increasing in size as added; wall calcareous, smooth, finely perforate; sutures on dorsal side raised, limbate, and curved, ventral sutures strongly curved, raised, beaded, forming horse shoe design; aperture interiomarginal, a high arched opening facing the umbilicus, relict apertures of successive chambers noted along umbilical margin.


Martin, L. (1964). Upper Cretaceous and Lower Tertiary foraminifera from Fresno County, California. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, Sonderband. 9: 1-128. gs


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

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