CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Ventilabrella austinana Cushman 1938

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> V -> Ventilabrella -> Ventilabrella austinana
Other pages this level: V. alpina, V. austinana, V. bipartita, V. browni, V. carseyae, V. compressa, V. decoratissima, V. eggeri, V. eggeri glabrata, V. manuelensis, V. multicamerata, V. ornatissima, V. reniformis, V. riograndensis

Ventilabrella austinana

Citation: Ventilabrella austinana Cushman 1938
Rank: Species
Type locality: Austin-Randolph road, 4 miles north of Leonard, Fannin county, Texas, U. S. A.
Type age (chronostrat): Santonian
Type specimens: 24409
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-24409 USNM-31939

Current identification/main database link: Ventilabrella austinana Cushman 1938

Original Description
"Test with a large series of biserial chambers and but few expanded chambers in the adult, typically of but two rows, compressed; chambers globular in the later portion, uniformly increasing in size; sutures slightly depressed; wall smooth, punctate. Length 0.45 - 0.55 mm.; breadth 0.45 - 0.50 mm.; thickness 0.15 - 0.20 mm. "The species differs from V. eggeri in the fewer and larger adult chambers and smooth surface without costae."


Cushman, J. A. (1938). Cretaceous species of Guembelina and related genera. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 14: 2-28. gs V O


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