Catalog - Obandyella ventriosa astricticamerata Catalog - Obandyella ventriosa astricticamerata

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Obandyella ventriosa subsp. astricticamerata Fordham 1986

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Obandyella ventriosa astricticamerata

Citation: Obandyella ventriosa subsp. astricticamerata Fordham 1986
taxonomic rank: sub-species
Type specimens: UQF 72442.
Type age (chronostrat): Globigerina nepenthes zone; Upper Miocene.
Type locality: DSDP 208-14-4 74-76 cm.
Type repository: Brisbane, Australia; U Queensland Univ.

Current identification:

Original Description

Moderate in size, robust; low sinistral trochospire, very tight. Equatorial outline oval, barely lobate; lateral outline biconvex. Chambers rhomboid, extremely appressed, at least 13 in total, 6 in final whorl, 5 in second-last whorl; increase slow, regular. Dorsal view: chambers nearly circular, slightly longer concentrically, flat; sutures flush; spiral sutures limbate to second-last chamber; intercameral sutures nonlimbate, directed and smoothly curved posteriorly. Ventral view: chambers weakly inflated; sutures slightly depressed, curved posteriorly, meet at closed umbilicus; aperture umbilical--extraumbilical, interiomarginal, low, slit-like, with thick lip. Lateral view: dorsoperipheral shoulder compressed, rounded; dorsal and ventral surfaces of final chamber rounded; earlier chambers keeled. Wall smooth, densely and finely perforate; pustules near aperture.

Length, 275 µm; width, 235 µm; height, 140 µm.

Latin, astrictus, tight; camera, chamber; -atus, provided with.

Extra details from original publication
Description based on: Common material.
Holotype fig.: Fordham 1986 Pl. 21, fig. 26.


Fordham, B. G. (1986). Miocene-Pleistocene planktic foraminifers from D.S.D.P. Sites 208 and 77, and phylogeny and classification of Cenozoic species. Queensland, Australia. 1-224. gs


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