Catalog - Hastigerina digitata

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hastigerina digitata Rhumbler 1911

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hastigerina -> Hastigerina digitata
Other pages this level: H. aspera digitata, H. digitata, H. eocenica, H. klampisensis, H. murrayi, H. parapelagica, H. primitiva

Hastigerina digitata

Citation: Hastigerina digitata Rhumbler 1911
Rank: Species
Type age (chronostrat): Extant
Type locality: Atlantic ocean 600-800m water depth
Type repository: not given

Current identification/main database link: Hastigerinella digitata (Rhumbler, 1911)

Original Description

Die grossten Individuen von Planktonforaminiferen, die mir vorgelegen haben, stammten aus grosseren Tiefen; es sind die beiden Taf. XXXVII, fig. 9 und 10, abgebildeten Exemplare von Hastigerina digitata, von denen die erste, eine Riesin unter den Globigerinen von 5 mm., aus 2000 m. Tiefe, die andere mit 3.7mm. (beide ohne Stacheln gemessen) immer noch von auffalliger unvermittelter Grosse aus einer Tiefenschicht von 600 bis 800 m. (Schliess- netzfang) stammt.

5mm and 3.7mm


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
The validity of the species has been debated but it was formally conserved by the ICZN (2005).

"The following names are hereby placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology:

(a) digitata Rhumbler, 1911, as published in the binomen Hastigerina digitata and as defined by the neotype BMNH Cat. no. 1959.5.11.744 in the collections of the Natural History Museum, London, designated by Banner (1965), ruled in (1) above to be deemed to be the specific name of a then-new nominal species (specific name of the type species of Hastigerinella Cushman, 1927);"


Banner, F. T. (1965). On Hastigerinella digitata (Rhumbler, 1911). Micropaleontology. 11(1): 114-116. gs

ICZN, (2005). OPINION 2105 (Case 3245). Hastigerinella Cushman, 1927 and Clavigerinella Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan, 1957 (Rhizopoda, Foraminiferida): usage conserved by the designation of Hastigerina digitata Rhumbler, 1911 as the type species of Hastigerinella. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 62(2): 57-124. gs

Rhumbler, L. (1911). Die Foraminiferen (Thalamophoren) der Plankton-Expedition: Teil 1. Die allgemeinen Organisations verhaltnisse der Foraminiferen, Plankton Expedition Humbold-Stiftung, Ergeben 3, L. C 1. . 1-331. gs


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