Planorbulina variabilis   (d'Orbigny,  1826) (Foraminifera)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Rotaliida
Family:Planorbulinidae

Description
Test slightly discoidal, low trochospiral coil of random coiling direction; chamber numerous; sutures thick, raised on attachment-side, depressed on free side; periphery subtriangular, lobulate; aperture single, arched, interiomarginal; wall calcareous, coarsely perforated; surface smooth.


Synonym (s)
Cibicidella variabilis (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Cibicides variabilis (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Truncatulina variabilis d'Orbigny, 1826

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.15) INDIA (Depth: 3 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Kathal, PK and Singh, VK (2010) First report of some recent benthic foraminifera from the east coast of India Journal of the Geological Society of India Geological Society of India 76(1) 69-74 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12594-010-0077-x
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2012-02-09

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