CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Ventilabrella eggeri Cushman 1928

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> V -> Ventilabrella -> Ventilabrella eggeri
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 eggeri

Citation: Ventilabrella eggeri Cushman 1928
Rank: Species
Type locality: [See synonmy.] Martins neotype (fig. 6a, b) from the south bank of Tradinghouse Creek, 3.5 feet above the level of the creek, 1.5 miles west of the juncture between Tradinghouse Creek and Tehuacana Creek, one airline mile S68E of Harrison Switch, or two t
Type age (chronostrat): Santonian
Type specimens: 170308
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-170308

Current identification/main database link: Ventilabrella eggeri Cushman 1928

Original Description
Test rhomboid or fan-shaped in the adult, in the early stages biserial and in the very early stages of the microspheric form probably planispiral; chambers globular, in a single plane, early ones biserial, later ones added in series, alternating in position with the preceding ones; sutures distinct, depressed; wall calcareous, perforate, ornamented with broken, longitudinal ridges; aperture in the biserial stage in the inner margin, in the adult two openings, one on either side of the chamber near the base.


Cushman, J. A. (1928c). Foraminiferes du Stampien du Bassin de Paris. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences de Seine-et-Oise. 9: 47-63. gs


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