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Synonyms for foraminifer

marine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude

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Cenozoic benthic foraminiferal biostratigraphy, paleobathymehy, paleoenvironments and paleoceanography of the New Hebrides Island Arc and north D'entrecasteaux ridge area.
As for the benthic foraminiferal test composition, hyaline taxa dominate the assemblages (66%), agglutinated taxa are abundant (33%), and porcelaneous taxa are very scarce (<1%).
The Sakesar Limestone is rich in fossil assemblage including foraminifers, mollusks and ostracodes, (Davies and Pinfold, 1937) carried out the pioneering work on the foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the marine lower tertiary succession in the Salt Range.
The majority of conflicts stem from the morphological plasticity of foraminiferal tests and the lack of clear distinction between ecophenotypes and morphospecies.
The most common smaller foraminiferal fauna are constituted by Neorotalia and Ammonia.
High resolution planktic foraminiferal record of the last 13 300 years from the upwelling area off Chile.
bulloides contributes maximum foraminiferal flux to the ocean floor [12,13] and therefore provides important geochemical information for paleoceanographic studies [14-17].
Studies based on benthic and planktonic foraminiferal assemblages have reconstructed the paleoceanography of the Panama Basin since the Pliocene period (e.
Benthic foraminiferal record of the Pleistocene uplift of the sedimentary deposits of the Burica Peninsula (Costa Rica-Panama) as a result of Cocos Ridge subduction beneath the Central American Arc.
Planktonic foraminiferal assemblages and paleoceanographic change in the transtropical Pacific Ocean.
Modern deep-water benthic foraminiferal assemblages in Baffin Bay and the northern Labrador Sea, Western North Atlantic, were sampled from box cores and analyzed to determine assemblage composition.
In this paper we provide results of the taxonomic study of planktonic foraminiferal assemblages from sediments across the KwaZulu-Natal Bight.