pforams@mikrotax - Planoglobulina browni

Planoglobulina browni

Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Heterohelicidae -> Planoglobulina -> Planoglobulina browni
Sister taxa: P. acervulinoides, P. brazoensis, P. browni, P. carseyae, P. manuelensis, P. multicamerata, P. riograndensis, P. sp.


Citation: Planoglobulina browni (Martin, 1972)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Ventilabrella browni
Taxonomic discussion: Ventilabrella browni MARTIN (1972, p.85, pl.1, figs.1-2) is a junior synonym of Ventilabrella eggeri CUSHMAN 1928. [copied from Chronos database]

Type images:

Original description: Test flabelliform, laterally compressed, with 6-8 subglobular chambers in biserial portion; up to 10 subglobular to pyriform chambers in multiserial portion. Longitudinal costae very heavy on biserial portion; costae finer and discontinuous on multiserial portion. Sutures indistinct, depressed. Arched, basal apertures on front and back of all but outermost chambers in final row; outermost chambers with apertures on front only, facing inward.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Ventilabrella browni

Emended description:


Wall type:


Character matrix
test outline:Palmatechamber arrangement:Multiserialedge view:Compressedaperture:Multiple
sp chamber shape:Elongatecoiling axis:N/Aperiphery:N/Aaperture border:N/A
umb chbr shape:Elongateumbilicus:N/Aperiph margin shape:N/Aaccessory apertures:None
spiral sutures:Weakly depressedumb depth:N/Awall texture:Meridional costellaeshell porosity:Microperforate: <1µm
umbilical or test sutures:Weakly depressedfinal-whorl chambers:6.0-10.0 N.B. These characters are used for advanced search. N/A - not applicable

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within G. ventricosa zone (76.18-79.20Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]
First occurrence (base): within G. elevata zone (79.20-84.19Ma, base in Santonian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]

Plot of range and occurrence data:


Martin, S. E. (1972). Reexamination of the Upper Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera genera Planoglobulina and Ventilabrella Cushman. Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 2(2): 73-92. gs


Planoglobulina browni compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 28-9-2022

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