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Colomia africana Wendler, 2011       3   more

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Robertinida  Family: Conorboididae
Taxon Profile

found at Lindi TDP 31  
TDP = Tanzania Drilling Project  East Africa   Africa

Geological Time: Cretaceous  Upper Cretaceous  Turonian

paratype

classification and image courtesy of
Dr. Ines Wendler, University of Bremen and
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

View of a specimen of Colomia africana Wendler, 2011

The classification is published in:
Wendler, I., Huber, B.T., MacLeod, K.G., Wendler, J.E. Early evolutionary history of Tubulogenerina and Colomia, with new species from the Turonian of East Africa in Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v.41, no.4 17 pp. as USNM 6 5
accessed 2011