Elphidium frigidum   Cushman,  1933 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Rotaliida
Family:Elphidiidae

Description
Test involute and planispiral; chambers slightly inflated, last whorl comprised of about ten to thirteen chambers; periphery rounded, and sutures slightly depressed and curved with a row of sutural pores from which grooves extend in both directions, grooves usually dying out in central area of each chamber; wall calcareous and densely punctated; aperture consisting of a row of pores at base of apertural face.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Palk Bay INDIA
• 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

Page last updated on:2012-02-01

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