Catalog - Hantkenina longispina

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina longispina Cushman 1925

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hantkenina -> Hantkenina longispina
Other pages this level: H. (Schackoina) senoniensis, H. alabamensis, H. alabamensis compressa, H. alabamensis primitiva, H. australis, H. brevispina, H. danvillensis, H. dumblei, H. gohrbandti, H. inflata, H. lazzarii, H. lehneri, H. liebusi, H. longispina, H. mccordi, H. mexicana, H. mexicana aragonensis, H. multispinata, H. nanggulanensis, H. nuttalli, H. singanoae, H. trituberculata

Hantkenina longispina

Citation: Hantkenina longispina Cushman 1925
Rank: Species
Type specimens: Plate 2, fig. 4; 353080; p 2-3
Type sample (& lithostrat): Dark :gray clay,
Type locality: Rio Tuxpan, crossing of road from Palo Blanco to La Noria and along Rio Pantepec about 200 meters above it's mouth; Mexico
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-353080

Current identification:

Original Description

" Test planospiral, compressed, chambers rapidly increasing in size and height as added, five or six in the adult coil, those of the early coils showing slightly at the umbilicus, each chamber with a long stout spine, often somewhat longer than the chamber, hollow centered, wall very finely punctate, periphery somewhat lobulate.  

Diameter without sppines 0.5 mm., with spineas nearly 1 mm.


Extra details from original publication
This species has much longer spines than many others. This occurs with Orthophrogmina."

Editors' Notes


Cushman, J. A. (1924a). A new genus of Eocene foraminifera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 66(30): 1-4. gs


Hantkenina longispina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 5-10-2022

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