Foraminifera taxon details

Balkhania Mamontova, 1966 †

738655  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:738655)

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Genus
Balkhania balkhanica Mamontova, 1966 † (type by original designation)

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marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Mamontova, E. V. (1966). Новый род крупных фораминифер из нижнего Баррема Туркмении - New genus of larger foraminifera from the Barremian of Turkmenia. <em>Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal - Paleontological Journal.</em> 1: 145-147., available online at http://cretaceous.ru/files/pub/temp3/mamontova1966_novyi_rod_krupnyh.pdf
page(s): p. 145 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Balkhania Mamontova, 1966 †. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=738655 on 2024-02-23
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2013-08-31 06:55:35Z
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2017-11-14 10:06:06Z
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original description Mamontova, E. V. (1966). Новый род крупных фораминифер из нижнего Баррема Туркмении - New genus of larger foraminifera from the Barremian of Turkmenia. <em>Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal - Paleontological Journal.</em> 1: 145-147., available online at http://cretaceous.ru/files/pub/temp3/mamontova1966_novyi_rod_krupnyh.pdf
page(s): p. 145 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Schlagintweit, F. (2024). TAXONOMIC AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC REMARKS ON TORINOSUELLA MAYNC, 1959 AND BALKHANIA MAMONTOVA, 1966, LARGER BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS OF IRAN (SANGESTAN, TIRGAN FORMATIONS). <em>Acta Palaeontologica Romaniae.</em> (20 (1)): 43-49 online: 23 November 2023., available online at https://doi.org/10.35463/j.apr.2024.01.04 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test free, large, up to 15 mm in diameter, discoidal, megalospheric test with large ellipsoid proloculus nearly surrounded by the next three narrow and arcuate rectilinear chambers, nature of microspheric stage uncertain, up to thirty completely annular postembryonal chambers; wall calcareous, with imperforate outer layer and choffatelloid subepidermal network; aperture cribrate, a row of pores in the face in the young stage, with more than one row in the adult. L. Cretaceous (Barremian to U. Aptian); USSR: Turkmen; Afghanistan. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]