Catalog - Pseudoguembelina polypleura Catalog - Pseudoguembelina polypleura

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pseudoguembelina polypleura Masters 1976

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> P -> Pseudoguembelina -> Pseudoguembelina polypleura
Other pages this level: P. cornuta, P. costellifera, P. hariaensis, P. kempensis, P. leroyi, P. palpebra, P. polypleura, P. praehariaensis

Pseudoguembelina polypleura

Citation: Pseudoguembelina polypleura Masters 1976
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: 184734
Type age (chronostrat): Maastrichtian
Type locality: 11.6 feet above the contact of the Prairie Bluff Chalk with the underlying Ripley Formation, 15.1 feet above river level on the south bank of the Alabama River at mile 159.1, Wilcox County, AL.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-184734 USNM-184734

Current identification/main database link: Pseudoguembelina palpebra Bronnimann and Brown 1953

Original Description

"Test large, biserial, expanding rapidly from initial end. Chambers 14-15 in number, inflated, subspherical. Wall very finely perforate. Pores restricted to single intercostal rows. Costae fine to moderate in strength, very numerous. Primary aperture a low, interiomarginal arch. Accessory apertures overlying previous chambers, adjacent to but not in the median line. Accessory apertures covered by wide, imperforate flaps. Sutures straight, and oblique to convex toward the aperture."


Masters, B. A. (1976). Planktonic foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous Selma group, Alabama. Journal of Paleontology. 50(2): 318-330. gs


Pseudoguembelina polypleura compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-5-2024

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