Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Remarks on the foraminiferal genus Rotalipora Brotzen

José Francisco Longoria

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 18 (4), 1973: 455-460

The taxonomic status of Rotalipora turonica Brotzen, type species of the genus Rotalipora, is discussed. Figure 11-4 of Brotzen is selected as a lectotype for Rotalipora turonica. Rotalipora is restricted to include only forms with secondary apertures on the umbilical side and a well-developed keel.

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