Quinqueloculina seminulum   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Foraminifera)
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Class: Polythalamea

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Synonym (s)
Serpula seminulum Linnaeus 1767

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy


• Lakshadweep, Agatti Atoll (Lat: 10.85) (Long: 72.18) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti Atoll (Lat: 10.58) (Long: 72.6) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Suhelipar Atoll (Lat: 10.07) (Long: 72.25) INDIA
• Goa (Lat: 15.48) (Long: 73.8) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Yarada (Lat: 17.65) (Long: 83.27) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Gangavaram (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.25) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Araniar River Estuary (Lat: 13.42) (Long: 80.25) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam beach (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.27) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mahim Creek (Lat: 19.03) (Long: 72.82) INDIA (Record: 11/1979-12/1980)
• Goa, Mandovi-Zuari-Cumbarjua estuarine complex INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Maharashtra, Dabhol INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Maharashtra, Vengurla INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.21) (Long: 73.16) INDIA (Record: 1980) (Depth: -24 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 73.26) INDIA (Record: 1980) (Depth: -25 mts)
• Goa INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Maharashtra, Madh Island INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Maharashtra, Off Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1986) (Depth: -(0-40) mts)
• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA (Record: 1984)
• Maharashtra, Thane Creek INDIA (Record: 1982)
• Gujarat, Kharo Creek INDIA (Record: 12/1994) (Depth: 4-13.5 mts)

Literature Source(s)
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  • Setty, MGAP; Birajdar, SM and Nigam, R (1984) Intertidal Foraminifera from Miramar-Caranzalem shoreline, Goa Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 13 49-51 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Kaladhar, R; Kamalakaram, S; Varma, KU and Rao, VB (1990) Recent Foraminifera from nearshore shelf, south of Visakhapatnam, east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 19 71-73 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Bhalla, SN (1968) Recent Foraminifera from Vishakapatnam beach sands and its relation to the known foramgeographical provinces in the Indian Ocean Symposium on Indian Ocean, Part I 376-392 Available at - Library, CASMB, Parangipettai
  • Reddy, AN and Reddy, KR (1982) Recent Benthonic Foraminifera from the Araniar River Estuary, Tamil Nadu Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 11 249-250 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • 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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  • Setty, MGAP and Nigam, R (1980) Microenvironments and anomalous benthic foraminiferal distribution within the neritic regime of the Dabhol-Vengurla sector (Arabian Sea) Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia 86(2) 417-428 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Murray, JW (2003) An illustrated guide to the benthic foraminifera of the Hebridean Shelf, west of Scotland, with notes on their mode of life Palaeontologia Electronica 5(2) Available at - http://palaeo-electronica.pangaea.de/2002_2/toc.htm
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  • Setty, MGAP and Nigam, R (1984) Benthic foraminifera as pollution indices in the marine environment of west coast of India Riv. Italy Paleontol Stratigr 89(3) 421-436 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Setty, MGAP (1982) Pollution effects monitoring with foraminifera as indices in the Thana creek, Bombay area. International Journal of Environmental Studies Gordon and Breach science publishers, Inc. 18(3&4) 205-209 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207238208709947
  • Nigam, R and Chaturvedi, SK (2000) Foraminiferal study from Kharo creek, Kachchh (Gujarat), north west coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 29 133-138 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/459/1/I_J_Mar_Sci_29_133.pdf

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