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Steigerina McCulloch, 1977

721989  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:721989)

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Steigerina bubnanensis McCulloch, 1977 (type by original designation)

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McCulloch, I. (1977). Qualitative observations on Recent foraminiferal tests with emphasis on the eastern Pacific. University of Southern California. Los Angeles., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=tPw_AAAAIAAJ [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Steigerina McCulloch, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=721989 on 2024-04-17
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original description McCulloch, I. (1977). Qualitative observations on Recent foraminiferal tests with emphasis on the eastern Pacific. University of Southern California. Los Angeles., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=tPw_AAAAIAAJ [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Loeblich, A. R.; Tappan, H. (1987). Foraminiferal Genera and their Classification. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York. 970pp., available online at https://books.google.pt/books?id=n_BqCQAAQBAJ [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test rounded in outline, flattened, early stage with chambers a half coil in length in quinqueloculine arrangement, later with broad and strongly overlapping planispiral chambers that are narrower at the base and widen distally, final whorl may include two and a half chambers as last one is slightly shorter, sutures depressed, periphery rounded; wall calcareous, porcelaneous, thick, surface with longitudinal to oblique ribs; aperture a high arch at the end of the final chamber, with a narrow triangular tooth projecting from its base. Holocene, at 20 m to 40 m; Philippines. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]