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Linked specimens: USNM-470721
Diagnosis. A species of Tenuitella with chambers swollen at their proximal end, producing an angular peripheral outline.
Description. Test tiny, consisting of about two and a half whorls of chambers, and four and one-half chambers in the final whorl, periphery rounded; chambers increasing rapidly in size as added. flattened on spiral side, thickest in their proximal one-third. inflated on umbilical side; urn bilicus depressed; sutures radial. slightly curved, depressed, constricted; wall calcareous, surface smooth; aperture an arch extending from the umbilicus nearly to the periphery, with an overhanging subrectangular lip.
Size: Diameter of holotype 0.19 mm, thickness 0.10 mm.
Etymology: From the Greek, kvrtos, bent. humped, kyrtoma. curve, swelling, plus ina. diminutive suffix, with reference to the bent or angular profile of the cham bers.
Tenuitella kyrtomina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-7-2021
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