Abstract

"The lineages of Globigerina bulloides, Globigerina ampliapertura to G. apertura, Globigerinoides quadrilobatus to Orbulina, and Globorotalia fohsi are described as developed in the temperate southeastern Australian region. Comparison with tropic and northern temperate faunas demonstrates continuous temperate-climate optimum development for Globigerina bulloides and tropic for Globorotalia fohsi. The others were tolerant and allow reliable interprovincial stratigraphic correlation. Tertiary marine faunal provinces were distributed asymmetrically about the equator, probably by major ocean currents, as at present."

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