Catalog - Pseudoguembelina costellifera

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pseudoguembelina costellifera Masters 1976

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> P -> Pseudoguembelina -> Pseudoguembelina costellifera
Other pages this level: P. cornuta, P. costellifera, P. hariaensis, P. kempensis, P. leroyi, P. palpebra, P. polypleura

Pseudoguembelina costellifera

Citation: Pseudoguembelina costellifera Masters 1976
Rank: Species
Type specimens: 184726
Type age (chronostrat): Maastrichtian
Type locality: from 11.6 feet above the contact of the Prairie Bluff Chalk with the underlying Ripley Formation [which in turn overlies the Demopolis Chalk], 15.1 feet above river level at mile 159.1 of the Alabama River on its south bank, Wilcox County.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-184727 USNM-184728 USNM-184726

Current identification/main database link: Pseudoguembelina costellifera Masters 1976

Original Description

"Test biserial, laterally compressed, gradually expanding from initial end. Chambers 14-15 in number, slightly inflated, with tendency toward reniform shape in gerontic stage, earlier chambers wider than broad. Wall very finely perforate. Pores in single rows between costae. Surface finely and abundantly costate. Primary aperture narrow, moderatly arched. Accessory apertures on tubelike chamber extensions in interiosutural position of ephebic stage. Sutures of juvenile stage straight, normal to edge, but convex toward the aperture in adult."



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Editors' Notes


Masters, B. A. (1976). Planktonic foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous Selma group, Alabama. Journal of Paleontology. 50(2): 318-330. gs


Pseudoguembelina costellifera compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-11-2022

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