Nonionella auricula   Heron-Allen & Earland,  1930 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Rotaliida
Family:Nonionidae

Description
Test free, ovate in outline and compressed, coiled, periphery rounded; chambers slightly inflated, increasing in size as added, nine chambers of the final whorl visible ventrally; sutures distinct, moderately depressed, wall calcareous, hyaline, finely perforate and smooth.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.83) (Long: 73.23) INDIA (Depth: 24 mts)
• Kerala, Kochi Estuary INDIA
• Gujarat, Bedi INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.58) (Long: 72.9) INDIA (Depth: 34 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.21) (Long: 73.16) INDIA (Depth: 24 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.83) (Long: 73.06) INDIA (Depth: 51 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 73.08) INDIA (Depth: 48 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 73.16) INDIA (Depth: 37 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 73.26) INDIA (Depth: 25 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.45) (Long: 73.3) INDIA (Depth: 24 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.23) (Long: 73.25) INDIA (Depth: 45 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.06) (Long: 73.38) INDIA (Depth: 26 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 15.83) (Long: 73.38) INDIA (Depth: 40 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, KK and Balasubramanian, T (1996) Distribution of foraminifera in the Cochin Estuary Journal of Marine Biological Association of India 38 (1&2) 50-57 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/2207/2/J_Mar_Biol_Assoc_India_38_50.pdf
  • Rao, KK and Srinath, M (2002) Foraminifera from beach sands along Saurashtra coast, north west India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 44 (1 & 2) 22-36 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Setty, MGAP and Nigam, R (1980) Microenvironments and anomalous benthic foraminiferal distribution within the neritic regime of the Dabhol-Vengurla sector (Arabian Sea) Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia 86(2) 417-428 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Ameer Hamsa, KMS. (1976) Some Foraminifera from the Palk Bay Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 18(3) 655-657 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1474/1/Ameer_655-657.pdf

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