Dorothia retusa (Cushman, 1926)
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Textulariana  Order: Lituolida  Family: Verneuilinidae
 
found in the road section of  Contessa
 
   Mediterranean   Italy
 
Geological Time: Paleogene  Paleocene  Thanetian
 
image courtesy of Michael A. Kaminski
Special Publications Editor of The Grzybowski Foundation
 
 
View of a specimen of Dorothia retusa (Cushman, 1926)

size between 0,3-1,3mm, consult source on exact data
 
The identification is based upon:
 Galeotti, S., Kaminski, M.A., Coccioni, R., Speijer, R.P., 2004: High-resolution Deep-Water Agglutinated Foraminiferal record across the Paleocene/Eocene transition in the Contessa Road Section (central Italy). Bubik, M., Kaminski, M.A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera, Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 8. pages 83-103  Plate 4, Fig. 13
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1009728
 
 
Citation:
Galeotti, S., Kaminski, M.A., Coccioni, R., Speijer, R.P., 2004: High-resolution Deep-Water Agglutinated Foraminiferal record across the Paleocene/Eocene transition in the Contessa Road Section (central Italy). Bubik, M., Kaminski, M.A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera, Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 8. pages 83-103 Plate 4, Fig 13