Patterson, R.T., 1988, Globulospinella, a new unilocular foraminiferal genus, and designation of a neotype for Palliolatella avita Patterson and Richardson. Journal of Paleontology, 62: 529-531.
Globulospinella, a new foraminiferal genus of the Lageninae, differs from other genera of the subfamily by having a surface sculpture consisting of numerous elongate processes on a globular test. Globulospinella porcuspina n. sp., the type species, is described. A neotype for Palliolatella avita Patterson and Richardson, the type species of Palliolatella Patterson and Richardson, is designated.