LOFTUSIA-TURCICA MERIC AND AVSAR N-SP FROM THE MAASTRICHTIAN OF EASTERN TURKEY (SOUTHEAST ELAZIG)


MERIC E., AVSAR N.

MICROPALEONTOLOGY, vol.38, no.3, pp.303-309, 1992 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Doi Number: 10.2307/1485794
  • Title of Journal : MICROPALEONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.303-309

Abstract

A new foraminiferal species of Loftusia, Loftusia turcica which is thin, long, fusiform shaped, with sharp-pointed poles and alveolar structure, is described and figured. It is found in shale and argillaceous sandstone of the Middle-Upper Maastrichtian over the Yuksekova complex near the village of Seyhkatil, southeast of Elazig, Eastern Anatolia (Turkey).