Foraminifera taxon details

Torresina Parr, 1947

527067  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:527067)

accepted
Genus
Torresina haddoni Parr, 1947 (type by original designation)

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Parr, W. J. (1947). On Torresina, A New Genus of The Foraminifera From Eastern Australia. <em>Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society.</em> 64(3-4)[1944]: 129-135., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2818.1944.tb00921.x
page(s): p. 130 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Torresina Parr, 1947. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=527067 on 2024-04-22
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2010-09-25 05:43:40Z
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2013-03-08 15:09:52Z
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2014-05-13 06:34:04Z
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2019-11-17 10:39:12Z
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original description Parr, W. J. (1947). On Torresina, A New Genus of The Foraminifera From Eastern Australia. <em>Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society.</em> 64(3-4)[1944]: 129-135., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2818.1944.tb00921.x
page(s): p. 130 [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] 
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Diagnosis Test ovate in outline, flattened, trochospiral, one margin of the truncate periphery carinate, about two rapidly enlarging whorls, the final one with about six crescentic to semicircular chambers, spiral side slightly convex, umbilical side flat to concave, radially aligned infoldings of the wall on the spiral side partially subdivide the later chambers perpendicular to the septum and outer wall, the pseudoseptula increasing in number in later chambers; wall calcareous, optically radial, coarsely perforate; aperture a short equatorial areal opening bordered by a thickened lip, secondary opening at the inner chamber margin on the umbilical side. Pliocene to Holocene; Australia; S. Pacific: Torres Straits, at about 71 m. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]