Genus Thalmannita (Foraminifera) from the Niniyur Formation (Paleocene), Ariyalur area, South India

Malarkodi, N. and Nagaraja, H.M. (1998) Genus Thalmannita (Foraminifera) from the Niniyur Formation (Paleocene), Ariyalur area, South India. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 51 (3). pp. 361-366. ISSN 0016-7622

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Abstract

Thalmannita in the South Indian Paleocene, outside the West European and Tethyan biogeographic realms, is recorded for the first time. The genus has two existing species madrugaensis and hafeezi. The following four new species are added namely, Thalmannita niniyurensis n.sp. 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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: micropalaeontology; Foraminifera; Niniyur Formation; Paleocene; Tamil Nadu
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Earth Sciences > Geology
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Geology
Depositing User: Ms. Sathyavathi N
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2016 07:04
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2016 07:04
URI: http://eprints-bangaloreuniversity.in/id/eprint/6874

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