CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina longispina Cushman 1925

This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hantkenina -> Hantkenina longispina
Other pages this level: H. alabamensis, H. alabamensis compressa, H. alabamensis primitiva, H. australis, H. brevispina, H. compressa, H. danvillensis, H. dumblei, H. inflata, H. lazzarii, H. lehneri, H. liebusi, H. longispina, H. mccordi, H. mexicana, H. mexicana aragonensis, H. multispinata, H. nanggulanensis, H. nuttalli, H. singanoae, H. trituberculata,

Hantkenina longispina

Citation: Hantkenina longispina Cushman 1925
Rank: Species
Holotype Repository: USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-353080

Current identification/main database link:

Original Description: " Test planospiral, compressed, chambers rapidly increasing in size and height as added, five or six in the adult coil, those of the early coils showing slightly at the umbilicus, each chamber with a long stout spine, often somewhat longer than the chamber, hollow centered, wall very finely punctate, periphery somewhat lobulate. Diameter without sppines 0.5 mm., with spineas nearly 1 mm. "This species has much longer spines than many others. This occurs with Orthophrogmina."


Cushman, J.A., (1925). An Eocene fauna from the Moctezuma River, Mexico. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 9(2): 298-301.

Cushman, J.A., (1925). New foraminifera from the Upper Eocene of Mexico. Contributions from the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Reseach, 1(1): 4-9.

Cushman, J.A., (1925). Some new foraminifera from the Velasco shale of Mexico. Contributions From the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Reseach, 1(6): 18-23.

Cushman, J.A., (1925). A new genus of Eocene foraminifera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 66.

Catalog entry for Hantkenina longispina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 29-4-2017

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