Definition of Globigerinidae
1. Noun. A family of protoctists.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Family
Group relationships: Foraminifera, Order Foraminifera
Lexicographical Neighbors of Globigerinidae
Literary usage of Globigerinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"... different sizes in the same test, eg in Orbulina and some other globigerinidae, often laminated and in thin tests or sections transparent or hyaline. ..."
2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1901)
"Family globigerinidae. Genus GI. ... In present oceans this species of Globigerina is the commonest of all the globigerinidae. In temperate zones it exists ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"globigerinidae : test vitreous, perforate ; chambers few, dilated, and arranged in a flat or conical spiral, usually with a crescentic ..."