Foraminifera taxon details

Rectomassilina Seiglie, 1964

722001  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:722001)

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Seiglie, G. A. (1964). New and rare foraminifers from Los Testigos reefs, Venezuela. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 4(4): 497-512.
page(s): p. 505 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in Venezuelan part of the Caribbean Sea  
type locality contained in Venezuelan part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Rectomassilina Seiglie, 1964. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=722001 on 2024-04-13
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original description Seiglie, G. A. (1964). New and rare foraminifers from Los Testigos reefs, Venezuela. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 4(4): 497-512.
page(s): p. 505 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Diagnosis Test small, elongate, proloculus followed by chambers one-half coil in length, quinqueloculine, later chambers added on opposite sides in a single plane, resembling Massilina, and finally uncoiled and rectilinear, uniserial chambers may be pyriform in shape and angular in section; wall calcareous, imperforate, porcelaneous; aperture rounded, at a slight inflation of the narrowed end of the final chamber. Holocene; off Northeast Venezuela. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]