Foraminifera taxon details

Unicosiphonia Cushman, 1935 †

722212  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:722212)

accepted
Genus
Unicosiphonia crenulata Cushman, 1935 † (type by original designation)

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marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Cushman, J. A. (1935). Some new Foraminifera from the Tertiary of Georges bank. <em>Contributions from the Cushman laboratory for foraminiferal research.</em> 11(4): 77-83., available online at https://cushmanfoundation.allenpress.com/Portals/_default/files/pubarchive/cclfr/11cclfr4.pdf
page(s): p. 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Unicosiphonia Cushman, 1935 †. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=722212 on 2024-03-01
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2013-03-08 13:53:47Z
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2017-12-27 13:10:52Z
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2019-05-31 09:47:16Z
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original description Cushman, J. A. (1935). Some new Foraminifera from the Tertiary of Georges bank. <em>Contributions from the Cushman laboratory for foraminiferal research.</em> 11(4): 77-83., available online at https://cushmanfoundation.allenpress.com/Portals/_default/files/pubarchive/cclfr/11cclfr4.pdf
page(s): p. 81 [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] 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Test elongate, cylindrical, uniserial and rectilinear throughout, early chambers broad and low, later ones of increased height, overlapping at the periphery, sutures straight to scalloped, slightly depressed; wall calcareous, finely perforate, surface with distinct longitudinal costae that die out in the adult, later chambers with prominent and proximally directed projections resulting in a crenulate lower margin; aperture terminal, rounded, in a depressed area of the terminal face, bordered by a narrow lip and provided with an internal siphonlike toothplate. Late Tertiary; Atlantic. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]