Elphidium subgranulosum   Asano,  1938 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Rotaliida
Family:Elphidiidae

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Description
Test subrounded, planispiral, involute, periphery rounded, slightly lobulate; chambers inflated, 8-9 in last whorl, umbilicus slightly depressed, slightly granular; sutures depressed, with small rounded retral pores; aperture multiple, rounded openings at the base of apertural face; wall calcareous, finely perforated.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.66) (Long: 83.3) INDIA (Depth: 3 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.4) (Long: 79.86) 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
  • (2003) Foraminifera Paleaontologia electronica 6(2) Available at - http://palaeo-electronica.org/

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