Catalog - Guembelina reussi

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Guembelina reussi Cushman 1938

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Guembelina reussi

Citation: Guembelina reussi Cushman 1938
Rank: Species
Type specimens: 24374
Type age (chronostrat): Turonian
Type locality: Lower Austin Chalk, ditch west side of Sherman-Dennison highway, 3 mi. north of Sherman, TX.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-24374 USNM-24480 USNM-24375

Current identification/main database link: Planoheterohelix reussi (Cushman, 1938)

Original Description

"Test about 1.5 times as long as broad, rapidly tapering, greatest breadth formed by the last pair of chambers, periphery of early part usually entire, later distinctly indented; chambers of globular, and in the later portion distinctly set apart with a triangular, depressed area between; sutures distinctly depressed throughout; wall smooth, finely perforate, the earliest portion sometimes showing longitudinal rows of perforations; aperture high, semicircular, at the inner border of the chamber."



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Editors' Notes


Cushman, J. A. (1938). Cretaceous species of Guembelina and related genera. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 14: 2-28. gs V O

Pessagno, E. A. (1967). Upper Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera from the western Gulf Coastal Plain. Palaeontographica Americana. 5: 245-445. gs V O


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