Catalog - Heterohelix nkporoensis

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heterohelix nkporoensis Odebode 1982

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Heterohelix -> Heterohelix nkporoensis
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 nkporoensis

Citation: Heterohelix nkporoensis Odebode 1982
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Planoheterohelix globulosa (Ehrenberg, 1840)

Original Description

Test small, biserial, expanding moderately except at the top, maximum breadth at horizontal line at middle of final chamber through penultimate chamber pair, median line slightly to moderately zigzag, periphery lobate; chambers in 6-9 pairs; early chambers small, subglobular, later chambers uniformly increasingly inflated till the pen- ultimate one; final chamber globose, highly inflated, constituting one-third to one-half the test size; sutures curved, moderately to deeply depressed, inclined all through length of test; wall calcareous perforate; surface ornamentation prominent curved striae; aperture a small oval to circular interiomarginal opening on final chamber.



Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


Odebode, M. O. (1982). Senonian Heterohelicidae from the Cal-abar Flank southeastern Nigeria. Revista Española de Micropaleontología. 14(1-3): 321-246. gs


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