Cribrostomoides carapitanus, n.sp., a new foraminiferal species from the Miocene of eastern Venezuela

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MICHAEL A. KAMINSKI, SANDRA CRESPO DE CABRERA, and IRUMAR GONZALEZ
In: Kaminski, M.A. & Filipescu, S., (eds), 2011. Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera. Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication 16, 107-110.


Abstract
The new species Cribrostomoides carapitanus is described from the mid-Miocene of the Carapita Formation of eastern Venezuela. The species is distinguished by its small dimensions, broad periphery, few chambers, and very finely agglutinated wall structure. The species is common in the middle Miocene of the Eastern Basin in Venezuela.
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