Foraminifera taxon details

Tortoplectella Loeblich & Tappan, 1985

484798  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:484798)

accepted
Genus
Textularia crispata Brady, 1884 accepted as Tortoplectella crispata (Brady, 1884) (type by original designation)

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Loeblich, A. R.; Tappan, H. (1985). Tortoplectella, a new calcareous biserial foraminiferal genus. <em>The Journal of Foraminiferal Research.</em> 15(2): 111-113., available online at https://doi.org/10.2113/gsjfr.15.2.111
page(s): p. 113 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Tortoplectella Loeblich & Tappan, 1985. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=484798 on 2024-02-22
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2010-06-24 21:14:28Z
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2014-05-03 09:01:20Z
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original description Loeblich, A. R.; Tappan, H. (1985). Tortoplectella, a new calcareous biserial foraminiferal genus. <em>The Journal of Foraminiferal Research.</em> 15(2): 111-113., available online at https://doi.org/10.2113/gsjfr.15.2.111
page(s): p. 113 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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] 

additional source Revets, S. A. (1996). The generic revision of five families of Rotaliine Foraminifera - Part 1. The Bolivinitidae Cushman, 1927. <em>Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication.</em> 1-55., available online at https://cushmanfoundation.allenpress.com/Portals/_default/SpecialPublications/sp34.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test free, flaring in side view, quadrangular in section but rhomboid rather than rectangular, sides flattened, the distinctly angular posterior and lateral chamber margins resulting in a serrate test outline; chambers biserially arranged throughout; sutures slightly depressed; wall calcareous, hyaline oblique (optically granular), very thin, distinctly and coarsely perforate except for a narrow imperforate region adjacent to the aperture, perforations irregularly arranged and of varied size, wall surface smooth and polished; aperture an areal slit, commencing a slight distance above the base of the rhomboid apertural face near one edge and extending obliquely upward across the apertural face toward its midpoint, bordered by a distinct lip but not elevated on a neck. Holocene: Raine Island, Torres Straits, Coral Sea, at about 283 m; Rongelap, Marshall Islands, at 80 m to 300 m; W. Indian Ocean, off Mozambique, from 0.5 m to 3.7 m. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]