CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Blowiella saundersi clavatus Verga and Premoli Silva 2005

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Blowiella saundersi clavatus

Citation: Blowiella saundersi clavatus Verga and Premoli Silva 2005
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: Lesches en Diois section (France)
Type level: Upper Aptian
Holotype Repository: Milan, Italy; Collection of the Laboratory of Micropaleontology, University of Milan
Holotype number: No. 1879

Current identification/main database link: Globigerinelloides clavatus (Verga and Premoli Silva, 2005)

Original Description: Test small to medium, planispiral, evolute to semi-involute and laterally inflated; 2 to 2.5 whorls; 5 to 5.5 chambers in the outer whorl increasing rapidly and gradually in size as added; first chambers spherical to subspherical, the last two or three radially elongate; equatorial periphery ovoid and strongly lobate; sutures straight to slightly curved, radial and depressed; umbilical area rather small and shallow; aperture straddling the periphery as a low to medium arc possibly bordered by a thin lip; relict openings at time observed. Wall smooth finely perforate.


Verga, D. & Premoli Silva, I., (2005). Early Cretaceous planktonic Foraminifera from the Tethys; the upper Aptian, planispiral morphotypes with elongate chambers. Cretaceous Research, 26(2): 239-259.


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