Catalog - Velapertina cingulata

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Velapertina cingulata Popescu 1969

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Velapertina cingulata

Citation: Velapertina cingulata Popescu 1969
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl. 1. figs. 1, 3; holotype (fig. 3a-c), no. 9146.
Type sample (& lithostrat): "Spirialis marls horizon"
Type age (chronostrat): Miocene, Upper Tortonian,
Type locality: Piatra, Bistrita-Nasaud district, South-central Romania. Also found in the upper Tortonian of northern Transylvania.
Type repository: Bucharest; Paleontological Laboratory of the University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania;

Current identification:

Original Description

Test free, globular: chamber increasing rapidly in size, the last enveloping almost entirely the former one: calcareous wall, radial in structure with pitted surface: 8 chamber diposed in about 2 whorls may be distinguished: the primary interiomarginal umbilical aperture is covered by a very different in shape and size bulla; many infralaminal apertures on the apertural bulla suture.

Largest diameter = 0.47 mm .


Extra details from original publication
Remarks. - Velapertina cingulara differs from V. indigena. by its globular form, a less inflated apertural bulla. and a prolongement or this one as a belt along the suture, reaching the spiral side. Beside the apertural bulla, Velapertina cingulara may have also some sutural bulla resulting by strangulatio n of the a pert ural one prolongi ng on the sutures.

Editors' Notes


Popescu, G. (1969). Some new Globigerina (Foraminifera) from the upper Tortonian of the Transylvanian Basin and the Subcarpathians. Revue Roumaine de Géologie Géophysique et Géographie, Serie de Géologie. 13: 103-106. gs


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