Catalog - Heterohelix labellosa

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heterohelix labellosa Nederbragt 1991

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Heterohelix -> Heterohelix labellosa
Other pages this level: H. (Chiloguembelina) pseudotessera directa, H. (Heterohelix) planeobtusa, H. dentata, H. fayose, H. hohenemsensis, 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. trochospiralis, H. varsoviensis, H. virgata, H. vistulaensis

Heterohelix labellosa

Citation: Heterohelix labellosa Nederbragt 1991
Rank: Species
Type specimens: Not given
Type age (chronostrat): Upper Maastrichtian
Type locality: El Haria, near El Kef, Tunisia
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-463432

Current identification/main database link: Planoheterohelix labellosa (Nederbragt, 1991)

Original Description

Test biserial, sides rapidly flaring in the juvenile, sides subparallel in the adult. Juvenile chambers globular, adult chambers subglobular to reniform. Test covered with distinct continuous costae, with fine to medium sized pores in between the costae; sutures depressed. Aperture with small flanges, both the aperture and flanges bordered by a rim, or lip. Relicts of apertural flanges of preceding chambers distinctly visible along the median suture. The terminal chamber may have two apertures



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Editors' Notes


Nederbragt, A. J. (1991). Late Cretaceous biostratigraphy and development of Heterohelicidae (planktic foraminifera). Micropaleontology. 37: 329-372. gs


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