Nodosaria cylindracea   Dakin,  1906 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Lagenida
Family:Nodosariidae

Description
Test elongate and cylindrical; about 12 chambers, arranged in a straight line and separated by distinct sutures; surface with numerous fine longitudinal striations; aperture a small opening at centre of last formed chamber.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Ameer, KMSH (1972) Foraminifera of the Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 14 (1) 418-424 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1753/1/Hamsa_418-424.pdf
  • 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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