Foraminifera taxon details

Heterocassidulina McCulloch, 1977

520929  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:520929)

accepted
Genus
Heterocassidulina erecta 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
page(s): p. 400 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Heterocassidulina McCulloch, 1977. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=520929 on 2024-03-02
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2010-09-17 12:34:14Z
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2010-09-21 06:54:10Z
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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
page(s): p. 400 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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] 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Test elongate, flattened to lenticular in section, early chambers biserially arranged and enrolled as in Cassidulina, later chambers arched, low and much broader as in Cassidulinella but flaring and uncoiling, sutures radial to oblique in the early stage, later nearly horizontal but arched centrally, slightly depressed; wall calcareous, distinctly perforate, optical character unknown, surface smooth; aperture an elongate slit paralleling the periphery at the base of the final chamber, toothplate not reported. Holocene; E. Pacific, USA: off Catalina Island, California. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]