CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heterohelix dentata Stenestad 1968

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Heterohelix -> Heterohelix dentata
Other pages this level: H. (Chiloguembelina) pseudotessera directa, H. (Heterohelix) planeobtusa, H. dentata, H. fayose, H. ivandeklaszi, H. labellosa, H. navarroensis, H. nkporoensis, H. olssoni, H. orientalis, H. pachymarginata, H. pseudoglobulosa, H. pseudoreussi, H. robusta, H. rumseyensis, H. sphenoides, H. stenopos, H. striata aegyptiaca, H. suwalkensis, H. varsoviensis, H. virgata, H. vistulaensis

Heterohelix dentata

Citation: Heterohelix dentata Stenestad 1968
Rank: Species
Type locality: from outcrop "Dania" near Mariager
Type age (chronostrat): Maastrichtian
Type specimens: Not available
Type repository: Copenhagen, Denmark

Current identification/main database link: Laeviheterohelix dentata (Stenestad, 1968)

Original Description
Test with initial small-sized planispiral coil or more often biserial throughout. Chambers reniform increase rapidly in size as added. Sutures distinct, depressed and curced. Test compressed with subangular to angular periphery. No peripheral structures present. Test wall smooth, finely perforated. Scattered pustules can be recorded on the earlier formed chambers, the last formed ones being invariably smooth. Aperture a moderate high arch at the base of the apertural face is bordered by thin flanges.


Stenestad, E. (1968). Three new species of Heterohelix Ehrenberg from the upper Senonian of Denmark. Meddelelser fra Dansk Geologisk Forening. 18(1): 64-70. gs


Heterohelix dentata compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 13-4-2021

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