Globorotalia menardii   (d'Orbigny,  1826) (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polythalamea

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Synonym (s)
Pulvinulina repanda var. menardii (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Rotalina cultrata d'Orbigny, 1839
Rotalia menardii d'Orbigny, 1826

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Coast INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Little Andaman INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Pentakota INDIA (Record: 22/04/1953)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Gujarat, Kharo Creek INDIA (Record: 12/1994) (Depth: 4-13.5 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Naidu, PD (1993) Distribution patterns of Recent planktonic foraminifera in surface sediments of the western continental margin of India Marine Geology Elsevier B.V. 110(3-4) 403-418 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Srinivasan, MS and Singh, DN (1992) Upper miocene planktonic foraminifera from Ekti Bay, Little Andaman Island Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman science association, Port Blair 8(1-2) 1-5 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Vedantam, D and Rao, MS (1970) Recent foraminifera from off Pentakota, east coast of India Micropaleontology The Micropaleontology Project, Inc. 16(3) 325-344 Available at -
  • Nigam, R and Chaturvedi, SK (2000) Foraminiferal study from Kharo creek, Kachchh (Gujarat), north west coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 29 133-138 Available at -
  • 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 -

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