Foraminifera taxon details

Tetragonostomina Mikhalevich, 1975

739477  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:739477)

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Tetragonostomina rhombiformis Mikhalevich, 1975 (type by original designation)

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Mikhalevich, V. I., 1975, Novyy rod i vid foraminifer (Foraminifera, Textulariidae) u zapadnogo poberezh'ya Afriki [A new genus and species of foraminifer (Foraminifera, Textulariidae) from the western coast of Africa], Vestnik Zoologii, Kiev 1975(1):86-87. , available online at http://mail.izan.kiev.ua/vz-pdf/1975/1/VZ%201975-1-18-Mikhalevich.pdf
page(s): p. 86 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2024). World Foraminifera Database. Tetragonostomina Mikhalevich, 1975. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/foraminifera/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=739477 on 2024-04-18
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2013-09-05 09:33:42Z
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2014-03-11 08:21:00Z
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original description Mikhalevich, V. I., 1975, Novyy rod i vid foraminifer (Foraminifera, Textulariidae) u zapadnogo poberezh'ya Afriki [A new genus and species of foraminifer (Foraminifera, Textulariidae) from the western coast of Africa], Vestnik Zoologii, Kiev 1975(1):86-87. , available online at http://mail.izan.kiev.ua/vz-pdf/1975/1/VZ%201975-1-18-Mikhalevich.pdf
page(s): p. 86 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test free, flaring, and spatulate to rhomboidal in outline, flattened to diamond shaped in section, with broad, low, biserially arranged chambers, and thickened and elevated sutures that form a peripheral keel and a median ridge along the zigzag suture; wall agglutinated, with quartz and calcium carbonate particles in a fine-grained ground mass and with very small micropores opening at the surface; aperture a high quadrangular opening at the base of the final chamber face, with a distinct bordering ridge on three sides, the lateral borders of the aperture being slightly constricted. Holocene; Nigeria; Liberia; Ivory Coast. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]