Catalog - Hantkenina mexicana

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hantkenina -> Hantkenina mexicana
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 mexicana

Citation: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924
Rank: Species
Type specimens: Plate 2, fig. 2; 353081 - missing from collection; p.3
Type sample (& lithostrat): Yellowish brown clay,
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type locality: Mexico; La Laja, Zardo Creek, 1 km southwest of Tierra Colorado
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-353081

Current identification/main database link: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924

Original Description

"Test planospiral, umbilicate, 5 or 6 chambers in the adult coil, rapidly elongating as added and peripherally extended to the base of the very large stout hollow spine at the periphery of the chamber, wall coarsely punctate, periphery of test much lobulated. 

Diameter without spines 0.5 mm., with spines 0.75 mm., or more."


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


Coxall, H. K. & Pearson, P. N. (2006). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of the Hantkeninidae (Clavigerinella, Hantkenina and Cribrohantkenina). In, Pearson, P. N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 41(Chap 8): 213-256. gs V O

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


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