Catalog - Woodringina hornerstownensis

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Woodringina hornerstownensis Olsson 1960

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Woodringina hornerstownensis

Citation: Woodringina hornerstownensis Olsson 1960
Rank: Species
Type specimens: 626457
Type locality: Zone P3b, Hornerstown Fm., New Jersey
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-626457

Current identification/main database link: Woodringina hornerstownensis Olsson 1960

Original Description

"Test small, elongate, slightly twisted, rather rapidly tapering, about twice as long as broad. Initial end consists of whorl of three chambers, rest of test consists of biserial arrangement of chambers. Wall smooth, surface of last two chambers may be finely spinose, especially near the aperture. Chambers numerous, somewhat inflated, wider than high, increasing more rapidly in width than height as added. Sutures distinctly depressed, nearly at right angles to axis of test. Aperture a low arch at one side of final chamber, directed inward, with a small lateral flange along the periphery. Length 0.15 mm. Width 0.10 to 0.15 mm."



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Editors' Notes


Olsson, R. K. (1960). Foraminifera of late Cretaceous and earliest Tertiary age in the New Jersey Coastal Plain. Journal of Paleontology. 34(1): 1-58. gs

Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Berggren, W. A. & Huber, B. T. (1999). Atlas of Paleocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 1-252. gs


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