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Class: Rotaliata    Subclass: Globigerinana    Order: Globigerinida    Family: Catapsydracidae
Protentella prolixa Lipps, 1964
     Morphological Attributes:
Spines: spinose
Microstructure: macroperforate
Texture: smooth
Coiling: trochospiral elongate
Spire: low / Umbilical depth: shallow
Chamberform on the umbilical side: elongate
Keel: no keel / Lip: lip or rim / Tooth: no tooth
First occurence: 013.41 / Last occurence: 010.46

type specimen   holotype

identified by scientist   
Neogene    Miocene    
off West Africa    ODP Leg 159 Sites 959 to 962