Foraminifera taxon details

Discorbitura Bandy, 1949 †

722263  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:722263)

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Discorbitura dignita Bandy, 1949 † (type by original designation)

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Bandy, O. L. (1949). Eocene and Oligocene foraminifera from Little Stave Creek, Clarke County, Alabama. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 32 n° 131: 31-206., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10649793
page(s): p. 99 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Discorbitura Bandy, 1949 †. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=722263 on 2024-04-22
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original description Bandy, O. L. (1949). Eocene and Oligocene foraminifera from Little Stave Creek, Clarke County, Alabama. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 32 n° 131: 31-206., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10649793
page(s): p. 99 [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 trochospiral, concavoconvex, all chambers of the two rapidly expanding whorls visible on the gently convex spiral side, sutures curved back at the periphery, thickened, slightly depressed, umbilical side flat, six to seven crescentic chambers in the final whorl, later chambers with prominent reentrant at the posterior margin, adjacent to a posteriorly directed umbilical flap, sutures curved, thickened, flush, periphery acute, carinate; wall calcareous, surface smooth other than the nodes and pustules at the center of the umbilical region, and the numerous dendritic branching grooves that arise at the preceding suture and extend onto the lower part of the chamber; primary aperture circular, an equatorial areal opening just above the base of the final chamber, bordered by a distinct lip and interrupting the peripheral keel, supplementary openings on the umbilical side beneath the protruding umbilical folia. Oligocene; USA: Alabama. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]