Cancris auriculus   (Fichtel & Moll,  1798) (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polythalamea

Image copyrights: University of Southampton


Synonym (s)
Nautilus auricula Fichtel & Moll, 1798

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal


• Gujarat, Porbandar INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Bhavnagar INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Fossils University of Southampton - School of Ocean and Earth Science Available at -
  • Hussain, SM; Krishnamurthy, R; Gandhi, SM; Ilayaraja, K; Ganesan, P and Mohan, SP (2006) Micropalaeontological investigations on tsunamigenic sediments of Andaman Islands Current Science Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences 91(12) 1655-1667 Available at -
  • Hamsa, KMS and Gandhi, V (1970) Foraminifera collected off Mandapam (Gulf of Mannar) Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 21(1&2) 162-166 Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2012-02-03

Back to Search