NMITA:Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America

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Manicina aff.M.mayori Budd and Johnson, 1998


Holotype: none

Morphologic Description:
Meander series sinuosity: straight
Colony size: medium (10-30cm)
Attachment of skeleton: attached
Epitheca: well-developed
Wall development between buds: never
Symmetry of bud geometry: multi-directional
Calice or valley width: very large (>15mm)
Calice relief: very high (>10mm)
Calicular platform shape: v-shaped
Coenosteum: narrow (< valley width)
Exothecal dissepiments: present
Number of septal cycles: >3
Septal spacing (per 5mm): 6-12
Relative septa thickness: equal
Relative costae thickness: equal
Continuity of costae: continuous
Septal lobes: present
Paliform lobes: absent
Columella continuity: continuous
Columella width: <=1/4
Endothecal dissepiments: abundant
Wall structure: parathecal
Double or single wall: double


Last updated on June 17, 1998-kgj.

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