Compactogerina stellapolaris

Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Conoglobigerinidae -> Compactogerina -> Compactogerina stellapolaris
Sister taxa: C. stellapolaris, C. sp.,


Citation: Compactogerina stellapolaris (Grigelis, in Grigelis et al., 1977)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Globuligerina stellapolaris

Type images:

Original description: Globuligerina stellapolaris Grigelis 1977: Test small, trochoid, rounded, dorsal side a low trochospiral, ventral side involute. Two whorls, growth formula 3-4. Chambers round, tightly appressed. Sutures linear, slightly depressed. Aperture arcuate, interiomarginal. Wall coarsely perforate, thin, calcareous.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Globuligerina stellapolaris;

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Tithonian Stage (145.01-152.06Ma, top in Tithonian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]
First occurrence (base): within Tithonian Stage (145.01-152.06Ma, base in Tithonian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]

Plot of occurrence data:

NB Plotting of Neptune data has been disabled on the Mesozoic pages because the dataset is both small and badly affected by a few sites with erroneous age models (our obs Huber, Petrizzo, Young, Nov 2016). The data can still be viewed via the range plottertool - tools menu.

Character matrix

test outline:Subcircularcoiling axis:Moderatechamber arrangement:Trochospiralumbilicus:Narrow
edge view:Concavo-convexumbilical or test sutures:Weakly depressedspiral sutures:Weakly depressedshell porosity:Macroperforate: >2.5
wall texture:Finely muricateaperture:Umbilicalaperture border:Thin lipaccessory apertures:N/A
periphery:N/Aumb chamber shape:Globularsp chbr shape:Globularperiph margin shape:Broadly rounded
umb depth:Deepdiameter mm:0.25width mm:0.23breadth mm:0.18
final-whorl chambers:4.0-4.0


Grigelis, A.A.; Mesezhnikov, M.S.Y.; akovleva, S.P. & Kozlova, G.E., (1977). First finds of planktonic foraminifera in the Upper Jurassic of the Pechora River Basin. Akademi Nauk SSSR Doklady, Geol., 233(5): 927.


Compactogerina stellapolaris compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-7-2017

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