GenusThalmannita (Foraminifera) from the Niniyur Formation (Paleocene), Ariyalur area, south India

Malarkodi, N. and Nagaraj, H.M. (1998) GenusThalmannita (Foraminifera) from the Niniyur Formation (Paleocene), Ariyalur area, south India. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 51 (3). pp. 361-366. ISSN 00167622

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Thalmannita in the South Indian Paleocene, outside the West European and Tehyan biogeographic realms, is recorded for the first time. The genus has two existing species madrugaensis andhafeezi. The following four new species are added namely, Thalmannita niniyurensis n.s. T. adanakurchchensis n.sp., T. gowdai n.sp. and T.sastryi n.sp. The Thalmannita is a well known guide fossil of the Paleocene age.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Foraminifera; Palaeocene; Thalmannita, India
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Earth Sciences > Geology
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Geology
Depositing User: Mr. Kirana Kumar D
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2016 10:21
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 10:21

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