Catalog - Globotruncana dorreeni

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana dorreeni Kassab 1977

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

Citation: Globotruncana dorreeni Kassab 1977
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Globotruncanita conica (White, 1928)

Original Description
Test large, spiroconvex, periphery slightly lobulate, single keeled. Test consisting of three and a half to four whorls; initial chambers globigerine followed by rapidly increasing, crescentic, elongate chambers; chambers of last whorl five, elongated, subrectangular and crescentic spirally, rectangular to subrectangular and elongated ventrally; sutures spirally curved, straight, raised and beaded, ventrally slightly raised curved and beaded. Aperture interiomarginal-umbilical in position. Umbilicus large, covered by umbilical tegillum which is usually not preserved. Wall calcareous, perforate except for the keels and peripheral band; surface rugose, especially on the early chambers of the last whorl.


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 dorreeni compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-9-2021

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