CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Ticinella albiana Longoria and Gamper 1977

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> T -> Ticinella -> Ticinella albiana
Other pages this level: T. albiana, T. aprica, T. bejaouaensis transitoria, T. caronae, T. floresae, T. madecassiana, T. moulladei, T. petalloidea, T. praeticinensis, T. primula, T. raynaudi, T. raynaudi aperta, T. raynaudi digitalis, T. raynaudi raynaudi, T. roberti bejaouaensis, T. roberti eubejaouaensis, T. subbreggiensis

Ticinella albiana

Citation: Ticinella albiana Longoria and Gamper 1977
Rank: Species
Type locality: Sabinas Basin, Northern Mexico
Type age (chronostrat): Ticinella breggiensis zone, Albian
Type sample (& lithostrat): Sample 44.
Type specimens: P1. 1, Figs. 4-6
Type repository: USNM

Current identification: Ticinella primula Luterbacher, in Renz et al., 1963

Original Description
Test of medium size, low trochospire; peripheral margin elliptical, strongly lobate; generally five chambers in the last whorl, increasing gradually in size as added; chambers petalloid to crescent-shaped on both spiral and umbilical sides; ovoid in apertural view; sutures straight, depressed; primary aperture extraumbilical-spiroumbilical in position; umbilicus small, circular.

Etymology: This species derives its name from its stratigraphic range, the Albian, since it seems to be restricted to the Albian.

Extra details from original publication
Variation of the species. Ticinella albiana n. sp. is common in the material studied. More than 85 specimens were exam­ined. It is a distinctive species whose diagnostic features are constant. All the specimens observed show five chambers in the last whorl.

Remarks. Ticinella albiana n. sp. differs from T. caronae n. sp. in having five petalloid chambers in the last whorl in­stead of six to seven subtriangular chambers.  

Range. Upper Ticinella breggiensis Zone.


Longoria, J. F. & Gamper, M. A. (1977). Albian planktoinc foraminifera from the Sabinas Basin of northern Mexico. Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 7(3): 190-215. gs


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