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Protoheterohelix washitensis (Tappan, 1940)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Globigerinana  Order: Heterohelicida  Family: Heterohelicidae

found in material from the Miscellaneous Localities   East Coast      
Blake Plateau (western North Atlantic Ocean)

Geological Time: Cretaceous  Lower Cretaceous  Albian


the SEM image is provided by Dr. M. Dan Georgescu

View of a specimen of Protoheterohelix washitensis (Tappan, 1940)


The identification is based upon:
Georgescu, Marius D. and Huber, Brian T., 2009: Early Evolution of the Cretaceous serial planktic foraminifera (Late Albian-Cenomanian) in Journal of Foraminiferal Research, Oct 2009; 39: 335 - 360. 26 pp. Plate 1, Fig. 14

           

dataset number: FEU-1014998
           

Citation:
Georgescu, Marius D. and Huber, Brian T., 2009: Early Evolution of the Cretaceous serial planktic foraminifera (Late Albian-Cenomanian) in Journal of Foraminiferal Research, Oct 2009; 39: 335 - 360. 26 pp. Plate 1, Fig 14