pforams@mikrotax - Gorbachikella pforams@mikrotax - Gorbachikella


Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Praehedbergellidae -> Gorbachikella
Sister taxa: Blefuscuiana, Gorbachikella
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Gorbachikella depressa

Gorbachikella grandiapertura

Gorbachikella kugleri

Gorbachikella neilii

Gorbachikella sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Gorbachikella Banner & Desai 1988
Rank: Genus

Original description: Test trochospiral, consisting of two or more whorls, initially with four or more chambers per whorl, and final whorl of four chambers, which are typically subglobular or reniform; spiral side completely evolute, umbilical side almost completely involute but with a distinct, true umbilicus; aperture intraumbilical, a low or high symmetrical arch; wall calcareous, microperforate (external diameters < 1.5µm), smooth, not muricate, probably calcitic.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Gorbachikella

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Aptian Stage (100% up, 113Ma, in Aptian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in upper part of Valanginian Stage (80% up, 135Ma, in Valanginian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of range and occurrence data:



Gorbachikella compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-3-2023

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