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Plummerita


Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Rugoglobigerinidae -> Plummerita
Sister taxa: Archaeoglobigerina, Bucherina, Kuglerina, Plummerita, Rugoglobigerina, Rugotruncana, Trinitella,
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)



Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Taxonomy

Citation: Plummerita Brönnimann 1952
Rank: Genus
Basionym: Rugoglobigerina (Plummerella) hantkeninoides subsp. hantkeninoides
Type species: Rugoglobigerina (Plummerella) hantkeninoides subsp. hantkeninoides Brönnimann, 1952

Type images:

Original description: Plummerita:

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Plummerita;

Short diagnosis: Test with inflated triangular chambers in a low to flat trochospire, those of the final whorl radially elongate and ending in a tubulospine, sutures radial, depressed, umbilicus small, periphery rounded to compressed between tubulospines, peripheral outline strongly lobate and stellate; wall calcareous, perforate, surface with rugosities and costellae in meridional alignment; primary aperture interiomarginal, umbilical, provided with tegilla, and having both proximal and distal accessory apertures.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, base in Maastrichtian 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.

References:

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


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Plummerita compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-10-2017

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