Protentella

NB TAXA WHICH ORIGINATE IN THE OLIGOCENE ARE NOT INCLUDED YET
Classification: pf_neogene -> Globigerinidae -> Protentella
Sister taxa: Beella, Catapsydrax, Clavatorella, Globigerina, Globigerinella, Globigerinoides, Globigerinoidesella, Globoturborotalita, Orbulina, Orcadia, Paragloborotalia, Praeorbulina, Protentella, Sphaeroidinella, Sphaeroidinellopsis, Trilobatus, Turborotalita,
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)

Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Taxonomy

Citation: Protentella Lipps 1964
Rank: genus
Type species: Protentella prolixa Lipps 1964

Catalog entries: Protentella;

Type images:

NB The short diagnoses are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus. They have initially been copied from the diagnostic characters/distinguishing features sections of the Eocene and Paleocene Atlases, they will be edited as the site is developed.

Description

Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

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

Plot of occurrence data:

Primary source for this page: Kennett & Srinivisan 1983, p.222

References:

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

Lipps, J.H., (1964). Miocene planktonic foraminifera from Newport Bay, California. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology, 2: 109-133.


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