Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Conoglobigerinidae -> Conoglobigerina
Sister taxa: Compactogerina, Conoglobigerina, Globuligerina, Haeuslerina,
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)


Citation: Conoglobigerina Morozova 1961
Rank: Genus
Basionym: Globigerina (Conoglobigerina) dagestanica
Type species: Globigerina (Conoglobigerina) dagestanica Morozova, in Morozova and Moskalenko, 1961;

Type images:

Original description: Conoglobigerina:

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Conoglobigerina;

Short diagnosis: Test subconical, high trochospiral coil of two to four whorls, three to six rapidly enlarging spherical chambers per whorl, umbilicus small and shallow, peripheral outline lobulate, periphery rounded; wall calcareous, hyaline, surface with rounded to elongate imperforate tubercles that may fuse into short costellae, wall perforate between tubercles; aperture an umbilical arch, with narrow bordering lip.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Valanginian Stage (133.88-139.39Ma, top in Valanginian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Bajocian Stage (168.28-170.30Ma, base in Bajocian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this 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.


Loeblich, A.R., Jr. & Tappan, H. (Editors), (1988). Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification (Volume I-II). Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1059 pp.

Conoglobigerina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-3-2017

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