Foraminifera taxon details

Pfenderinidae Smout & Sugden, 1962 †

739171  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:739171)

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Smout, A. H., and W. Sugden, 1962, New information on the foraminiferal genus Pfenderina, Palaeontology 4:581-591. , available online at https://www.palass.org/publications/palaeontology-journal/archive/4/4/article_pp581-591
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Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Pfenderinidae Smout & Sugden, 1962 †. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=739171 on 2024-02-24
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original description Smout, A. H., and W. Sugden, 1962, New information on the foraminiferal genus Pfenderina, Palaeontology 4:581-591. , available online at https://www.palass.org/publications/palaeontology-journal/archive/4/4/article_pp581-591
page(s): p. 582 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test trochospiral, later stage may have reduced number of chambers per whorl, chamber interior of advanced taxa may be subdivided by vertical or horizontal exoskeletal partitions or both, resulting in a reticulate subepidermal layer; wall of imperforate microgranular calcite with some agglutinated material. L. Jurassic (Lias) to U. Cretaceous (Maastrichtian). (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]