CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Ascoliella scotiensis Banner and Desai 1988

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Ascoliella scotiensis

Citation: Ascoliella scotiensis Banner and Desai 1988
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Favusella washitensis (Carsey, 1926)

Original Description: Test trochospiral, composed of two or more whorls of subglobular or reniform chambers, initially with about five chambers per whorl, final whorl of about six chambers; spiral side completely evolute, umbilical side almost completely involute, with a small, deep umbilicus; aperture a low interiomarginal arch, intraumbilical - extraumbilical in extent; wall microperforate, the surface covered by anastomosing ridges which enclose groups of microperforations in a favose reticulation. A. scotiensis has 6 to 7 chambers in the last whorl, the chambers subglobular in axial view and reniform in spiral view: intercameral sutures weakly depressed and subradial.


Banner, F.T. & Desai, D., (1988). A review and revision of the Jurassic-Early Cretaceous Globigerinina,with especial reference to the Aptian assemblages of Speeton (North Yorkshire, England). Journal of Micropaleontology, 7: 143-185.


Ascoliella scotiensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-7-2017

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