Elphidium discoidale   (d'Orbingy,  1839) (Foraminifera)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Rotaliida
Family:Elphidiidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Polystomella discoidale d'Orbigny, 1839

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Goa (Lat: 15.48) (Long: 73.8) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Yarada (Lat: 17.65) (Long: 83.27) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Gangavaram (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.25) INDIA
• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.16) (Long: 79.32) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Estuary INDIA
• Gujarat, Bedi INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Porbandar INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Chorwad INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Somnath INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Muldwarka INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Daman and Diu, Diu INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Ghoghla INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Mahuva INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Talaja INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Bhavnagar INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 11/1997, 03/1998, 05/1998)
• Maharashtra, Off Mumbai INDIA
• Maharashtra, Thane Creek INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Pentakota INDIA (Record: 22/04/1953)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.41) (Long: 85.1) INDIA (Record: 03/1998, 05/1998)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.9) (Long: 85.63) INDIA (Record: 03/1998, 05/1998)
• Gujarat, Kharo Creek INDIA (Record: 12/1994) (Depth: 4-13.5 mts)

Literature Source(s)
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