Amphistegina gibbosa   d'Orbigny,  1839 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polythalamea

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Test not much compressed, lenticular and asymmetrical with 12 to 13 chambers at dorsal side; margin subacute and not keeled; sutures simple and curved backward; umbilical region hyaline and smooth with clear shell material; aperture slitlike on ventral side; secondary chamberlets on ventral side are small with simple sutures.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• 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 -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Crevison, HL and Hallock, P Foraminifers as bioindicators: Key subtropical Western Atlantic and Caribbean taxa - Opportunistic taxa Available at -

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