Foraminifera taxon details

Arenosiphon Grubbs, 1939 †

737394  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:737394)

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Grubbs, D. M. (1939). Fauna of the Niagaran nodules of the Chicago area. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 13(6): 543-560.
page(s): p. 544; note: Type species given with a feminine epithet but "siphon" is masculine in Greek. See ICZN 30.1.2. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Arenosiphon Grubbs, 1939 †. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=737394 on 2024-04-22
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original description Grubbs, D. M. (1939). Fauna of the Niagaran nodules of the Chicago area. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 13(6): 543-560.
page(s): p. 544; note: Type species given with a feminine epithet but "siphon" is masculine in Greek. See ICZN 30.1.2. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test free, tubular, elongate, tapering, up to 14 mm in length and 1.0 mm in diameter, straight to slightly curved; wall of agglutinated medium to fine quartz grains, firmly cemented, surface roughly finished. U. Ordovician (Caradocian); glacial pebble, Baltic area; M. Silurian: USA: Illinois. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]

Grammatical gender The ICZN specifies: "30.1.2. a genus-group name that is or ends in a Greek word transliterated into Latin without other changes takes the gender given for that word in standard Greek dictionaries."
σίφων is masculine in ancient Greek, the genus is masculine. [details]