Foraminifera taxon details

Broeckinella Henson, 1948 †

738656  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:738656)

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Genus
Broeckinella arabica Henson, 1948 † (type by original designation)

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marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Henson, F. R. S. (1948). Larger imperforate foraminifera of south-western Asia. Families Lituolidae, Orbitolinidae and Meandropsinidae. <em>British Museum (Natural History).</em> 1-127.
page(s): p. 92 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Broeckinella Henson, 1948 †. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=738656 on 2024-02-23
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original description Henson, F. R. S. (1948). Larger imperforate foraminifera of south-western Asia. Families Lituolidae, Orbitolinidae and Meandropsinidae. <em>British Museum (Natural History).</em> 1-127.
page(s): p. 92 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test free, large, up to 3.1 mm in diameter, undivided globular proloculus followed by planispiral and evolute early stage, chambers rapidly increasing in breadth to become arcuate but not completely cyclical, so that test is successively flabelliform, complanate, and finally reniform; wall agglutinated, microgranular, exoskeleton consisting of imperforate outer layer, subepidermal vertical partitions and two sets of transverse partitions, those of successive chambers aligned, outermost part of the marginal zone subdivided by very short secondary partitions, resulting in a polygonal meshwork; aperture multiple in the median plane, leading into the open part of the chamber lumen between the vertical partitions. U. Cretaceous (Santonian to Maastrichtian) to M. Paleocene; Arabia: Qatar Peninsula; Italy; France; Spain; Yugoslavia. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]