CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tinophodella evoluta subsp. evoluta Fordham 1986

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> T -> Tinophodella -> Tinophodella evoluta evoluta
Other pages this level: T. ambitacrena, T. antarctica polypetala, T. evoluta evoluta, T. praemonita praemonita, T. praemonita tetrapetala, T. praemonita tripetala, T. uvula quasifoliata

Tinophodella evoluta evoluta

Citation: Tinophodella evoluta subsp. evoluta Fordham 1986
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: DSDP 208-1-1 7-9 cm.
Type age (chronostrat): Globorotalia truncatulinoides zone; Pleistocene.
Type specimens: UQF 71304.
Type repository: Brisbane, Australia; U Queensland Univ.

Current identification:

Original Description
Small, fragile; very low dextral trochospire, tight parallel and perpendicular to axis. Equatorial outline distinctly lobate; lateral outline compressed. Chambers ovate, weakly appressed, about 13 in total, 5 in final whorl; increase rapid throughout. Dorsal view: chambers extended radially, barely inflated; sutures weakly depressed; intercameral sutures radial. Ventral view: chambers weakly inflated; intercameral sutures radial; umbilicus wide, exposing part of second-last whorl. Lateral view: smoothly rounded; aperture a low arch, peripheral. Wall smooth with sparse pustules especially peripherally and large (secondary?) pores dorsally.

Size: Length, 110 µm; width, 85 µm; height, 45 µm.

Etymology: Latin, evolvo, -utus, unroll, unfold.

Extra details from original publication
Description based on: Six specimens.
Holotype fig.: Fordham 1986 Pl. 3, fig. 24.


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


Tinophodella evoluta evoluta compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-7-2021

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