Hanzawaia nipponica   Asano,  1944 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polythalamea

Test compressed, sub-rounded; low trochospiral, planoconvex; dorsally slightly convex, umbilical area covered with irregularly outlined lobes; chambers curved backward; dorsally convex, sutures limbate, raised, radial, curved, uniform; ventral side flat, involute, with 10 chambers; sutures limbate, raised, curved, uniform; umbilicus with imperforate, umbonal boss; periphery almost entire, subacute; apertural face imperforate with reniform aperture; wall calcareous, coarsely perforated; surface smooth.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal


• Andhra Pradesh, Kalingapatnam (Lat: 18.28) (Long: 85.08) INDIA (Depth: 3 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada (Lat: 16.25) (Long: 82.25) INDIA (Depth: 3 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.15) INDIA (Depth: 3 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari (Lat: 8.08) (Long: 77.58) INDIA (Depth: 3 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari (Lat: 8.06) (Long: 77.58) 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

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