CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithopera (Glomaria) Sanfilippo & Riedel 1970

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> G -> Glomaria
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Citation: Lithopera (Glomaria) Sanfilippo & Riedel 1970
Rank: sub-genus
Described on page(s) : 455

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Current identification:

See also: Lithopera - Glomaria was described as a sub-genus of Lithopera;

Original Description
This subgenus comprises L. baueri and L. thomburgi, commencing with the earliest form in which the lumbar stricture has disappeared. Shell two-segmented, elongate-ellipsoidal to fusiform; thoracic wall of spongy meshwork or a lattice with irregular pores.

Etymology: The taxon is named after Global Marine Inc., on whose vessel, the Glomar Challenger. a substantial part of the work leading to this paper was accomplished. in recognition of their contributions to scientific drilling in the open ocean.


Sanfilippo, A. & Riedel, W. R. (1970). Post-Eocene "closed" theoperid radiolarians. Micropaleontology. 16(4): 446-462. gs


Glomaria compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 11-4-2021

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