Globigerinita uvula

NB TAXA WHICH ORIGINATE IN THE OLIGOCENE ARE NOT INCLUDED YET
Classification: pf_neogene -> Candeinidae -> Globigerinita -> Globigerinita uvula
Sister taxa: G. glutinata, G. minuta, G. parkerae, G. uvula,

Taxonomy

Citation: Globigerinita uvula (Ehrenberg, 1861)
Rank: species
Basionym: Pylodexia uvula
Synonyms: G. bradyi

Catalog entries: Globigerina bradyi;
Pylodexia uvula;

Type images:

Short diagnosis: High trochospire, lobate shell outline

Description


Test morphology: Test small, very high trochospiral; chambers spherical , increasing slowly in size as added, much embracing, 3 to 4 globular chambers in the final whorl; surface smooth, largely covered with small , subconical tubercles or crystallites; aperture interiomar- ginal , umbilical , rather low arch , bordered by a thin lip. [Kennett & Srinivasan 1983]

Size: <150┬Ám

Biogeography and Palaeobiology


Geographic distribution: Subpolar to tropical, common in temperate and subpolar assemblages. [Kennett & Srinivasan 1983]

Phylogenetic relations: Ga. uvula is distinguished by its small, smooth, high trochospiral test with characteristic microperforate surface ultrastructure. [Kennett & Srinivasan 1983]

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton (SCOR WG138)
First occurrence (base): within P22 zone (23.50-26.93Ma, base in Chattian stage). Data source: Kennett & Srinivasan 1983

Plot of occurrence data:

Primary source for this page: Kennett & Srinivisan 1983, p.224

References:

Ehrenberg, C.G., (1861). Elemente des tiefen Meeresgrundes in Mexikanischen Golfstrome bei Florida: Ober die Tiefgrund-Verhaltnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrasse und bei Island. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, Monatsber.: +206+;.

Kennett, J.P. & Srinivasan, M.S., (1983). Neogene Planktonic Foraminifera. Hutchinson Ross Publishing Co., Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, 1-265 pp.


Globigerinita uvula compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-5-2017

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