Elphidium crispum   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Foraminifera)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Foraminifera
Class: Polythalamea
Order:Rotaliida
Family:Elphidiidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Nautilus crispus Linnaeus, 1758
Polystomella crispa Lamarck, 1822

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Off Visakhapatnam Coast (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) 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
• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.16) (Long: 79.32) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Araniar River Estuary (Lat: 13.42) (Long: 80.25) INDIA
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.83) (Long: 73.06) INDIA (Depth: 51 mts)
• Kerala, Trivandrum Coast (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 76.9) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Strait INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Porbandar INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Chorwad INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Veraval INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Somnath INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Muldwarka INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Daman and Diu, Diu INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Ghoghla INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Mahuva INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Gujarat, Bhavnagar INDIA (Record: 03/1980)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 11/1997, 03/1998, 05/1998)
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Visakhapatnam Coast INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mahim Creek (Lat: 19.03) (Long: 72.82) INDIA (Record: 11/1979-12/1980)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA
• Maharashtra, Dabhol INDIA
• Maharashtra, Vengurla INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Maharashtra, Madh Island INDIA
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.03) (Long: 73.01) INDIA (Depth: 50 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.81) (Long: 73.15) INDIA (Depth: 36 mts)
• Goa, Cola bay INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman, New Wandoor (Lat: 11.52) (Long: 92.64) INDIA (Record: 29/01/2005)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Alleppey INDIA
• Kerala, Kayamkulam INDIA
• Kerala, Paravur INDIA
• Kerala, Veli INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Pentakota INDIA (Record: 22/04/1953)
• Kerala, Purakkad (Lat: 76.42) (Long: 9.51) INDIA (Record: 10/1976)
• Kerala, Kochi (Lat: 76.27) (Long: 10.03) INDIA (Record: 10/1976)
• Kerala, Chellanam (Lat: 76.28) (Long: 9.62) INDIA (Record: 10/1976)
• Goa, Zuari Estuary INDIA (Record: 03/1972) (Depth: 8.5 mts)
• Goa, Zuari Estuary INDIA (Record: 03/1972) (Depth: 4 mts)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.41) (Long: 85.1) INDIA (Record: 03/1998, 05/1998)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.9) (Long: 85.63) INDIA (Record: 03/1998, 05/1998)
• Orissa, Rambha Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.27) (Long: 79.39) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.82) (Long: 79.88) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• Gujarat, Kharo Creek INDIA (Record: 12/1994) (Depth: 4-13.5 mts)

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