Globigerinella siphonifera   (d'Orbigny,  1839) (Foraminifera)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Globigerinida
Family:Globigerinidae

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Ocean

Description
Spinose during pre-adult and adult stages. Symbionts are chrysophytes and either aligned along spines or evenly distributed within rhizopodial (pseudopodial) network. Spines similar in both varieties: round and triangular.


Synonym (s)
Globigerinella aequilateralis (Brady, 1879)
Hastigerina aequilateralis (Brady, 1879)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Trophic Level:  Consumer

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Setty, MGAP (1982) Recent marine microfauna from the continental margin, west coast of India Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 41(11) 674-679 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Boltovskoy, D (Ed.) Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean Marine Species Identification Portal Available at - http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=Zsao&menuentry=inleiding
  • Jitlang, I; Pattarajinda, S; Mishra, R and Wongrat, L (2007) Composition, Abundance and Distribution of Zooplankton in the Bay of Bengal The Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management in the Bay of Bengal 65-92 Available at - http://map.seafdec.org/downloads/BIMSTEC/010-Zooplankton-Issaporn.pdf

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