Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
J. Micropalaeontol., 8, 49–54, 1989
https://doi.org/10.1144/jm.8.1.49
J. Micropalaeontol., 8, 49–54, 1989
https://doi.org/10.1144/jm.8.1.49

  01 Jun 1989

01 Jun 1989

Loftusia arabica sp. nov. (Foraminiferida) from the Maastrichtian of central Saudi Arabia

Ghalib M. A. El-Asa’ad Ghalib M. A. El-Asa’ad
  • Department of Geology, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia

Abstract. Microfauna from the lower part of the Hajajah Limestone Member (Early Maastrichtian) in central Saudi Arabia has been found to include a new species of Loftusia, L. arabica. The description, illustration, age and localized distribution of this species and a comparison with similar species are presented.

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