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Boltovskoy, E.; Watanabe, S. (1993). Cenozoic monothalamous foraminifers from DSDP Site 525 (southern Atlantic). Micropaleontology. 39: 1-27.
10.2307/1485971 [view]
Boltovskoy, E.; Watanabe, S.
Cenozoic monothalamous foraminifers from DSDP Site 525 (southern Atlantic).
39: 1-27
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Unilocular calcareous benthic foraminifers were studied in the size fraction greater than 73μm in 88 samples (upper Paleocene-Quaternary) from Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 525 (Walvis Ridge, bathyal zone, eastern South Atlantic). The total number of taxa (sp., subsp., formae) identified was 159; this number, however, is underestimating because many species were left unidentified due to their bad state of preservation and/or scarcity. Three species were described as new, one was renamed (nom. substit.) and 26 were identified only generically. The fauna recovered was quantitatively very poor: 38% of the taxa were represented by only one specimen. The most common foraminifers (in decreasing order of abundance) were: Pytine walvisi, n. sp., Fissurina fimbriata (Brady) 1884, Oolina cookei (Cushman) 1923, Fissurina auriculata auriculata (Brady) 1884, Lagenosolenia stelligera (Brady) 1884, Parafissurina uncifera (Buchner) 1940, P. lata (Wiesner) 1931, Pytine corn, n. sp., Oolina globosa (Montagu) 1803 and Lagena meridionalis Wiesner 1931. The following species were found in both the upper Paleocene and Quaternary sections: Fissurina fimbriata, Lagena acuticosta brevipostica Brady 1951, L. caudata (d'Orbigny) 1839, L. meridionalis, L. perexigua McCulloch 1977, Lagenosolenia axiformis (Matthes) 1939, Parafissurina fusuliformis Loeblich and Tappan 1953, Pytine corn and P. paradoxa (Sidebottom) 1912. The most numerous genera were Fissurina and Lagena, followed by Oolina, Parafissurina and Pytine. Comparison of the present data with our previous results for other DSDP Sites did not yield any interoceanic stratigraphic markers. The unilocular benthic calcareous foraminifers of the bathyal zone are of very limited value as guide fossils mainly due to their scarcity and broad vertical ranges. In addition, their use for stratigraphic purposes is seriously hindered by the state of disarray of their taxonomy.
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Fissurina acutissima (Fornasini, 1889) † (new combination reference)
Fissurina acutoides Boltovskoy & Watanabe, 1993 accepted as Fissurina toddae Boltovskoy & Giussani de Kahn, 1983 (replacement name source)
Fissurina aurifera (Buchner, 1940) (new combination reference)
Fissurina circumfossa (Buchner, 1940) (new combination reference)
Fissurina compressa (d'Orbigny, 1839) (new combination reference)
Fissurina felsinea (Fornasini, 1894) accepted as Parafissurina felsinea (Fornasini, 1894) (new combination reference)
Fissurina fistulifera (Buchner, 1940) (new combination reference)
Fissurina howei (Cushman & Todd, 1945) † (new combination reference)
Fissurina laevigata subsp. labiata (Buchner, 1940) accepted as Fissurina aequabilis (Matthes, 1939) † (new combination reference)
Fissurina obscurocostata Galloway & Wissler, 1927 † (status source)
Fissurina orbignyana subsp. walleriana (Wright, 1886) accepted as Buchnerina walleriana (Wright, 1886) (new combination reference)
Fissurina punctulata (Sidebottom, 1912) accepted as Reussoolina punctulata (Sidebottom, 1912) (new combination reference)
Fissurina sacculus (Fornasini, 1901) (new combination reference)
Fissurina seminiformis (Schwager, 1866) (new combination reference)
Galwayella trigonomarginata subsp. striata (Longinelli, 1956) † (new combination reference)
Lagena catenulata (Jeffreys, 1848) accepted as Pseudofavulina catenulata (Jeffreys in Williamson, 1848) † (new combination reference)
Lagena distomaaculeata Parker & Jones, 1865 (new combination reference)
Lagena elliptica Cushman, 1923 accepted as Fissurina elliptica (Cushman, 1923) (new combination reference)
Lagena longirostris (Seguenza, 1862) † (new combination reference)
Lagena morsei (Kline, 1943) † accepted as Oolina morsei (Kline, 1943) † (new combination reference)
Lagena reussiana (Seguenza, 1862) † (new combination reference)
Lagena striatula Cushman, 1913 accepted as Lagnea radiata subsp. striatula (Cushman, 1913) (new combination reference)
Lagena subformosa (Parr, 1950) accepted as Fissurina subformosa Parr, 1950 (new combination reference)
Lagenosolenia axiformis (Matthes, 1939) accepted as Homalohedra axiformis (Matthes, 1939) † (new combination reference)
Lagenosolenia desmophora (Jones, 1874) accepted as Cushmanina desmophora (Jones, 1874) (new combination reference)
Lagenosolenia formosa (Schwager, 1866) † accepted as Fissurina formosa (Schwager, 1866) † (new combination reference)
Lagenosolenia lagenoides subsp. tenuistriata (Brady, 1881) accepted as Lagnea tenuistriatiformis (McCulloch, 1977) (new combination reference)
Oolina cookei (Cushman, 1923) † (new combination reference)
Oolina villicostata (Pezzani, 1963) † (new combination reference)
Palliolatella flintiana (Cushman, 1923) accepted as Fissurina flintiana (Cushman, 1923) (new combination reference)
Palliolatella multicincta (Chapman & Parr, 1937) (new combination reference)
Palliolatella pileata (Matthes, 1939) † (new combination reference)
Pseudoolina bulabrum (Patterson, 1986) † (new combination reference)
Pseudoolina quadricarinata (Sidebottom, 1912) (new combination reference)
Pseudoolina turbiniformis (Buchner, 1940) (new combination reference)
Pytine corn Boltovskoy & Watanabe, 1993 † (original description)
Pytine moncharmontae Boltovskoy & Watanabe, 1993 † (original description)
Pytine paradoxiformis (McCulloch, 1977) (new combination reference)
Pytine walvisi Boltovskoy & Watanabe, 1993 † (original description)