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Foraminifera

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Foraminifera are members of a phylum or class of amoeboid protists characterized by streaming granular ectoplasm that among other things is used for catching ...

Introduction to the Foraminifera

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/foram/foramintro.html

Foraminifera (forams for short) are single-celled protists with shells. Their shells are also referred to as tests because in some forms the protoplasm covers the ...

FORAM FACTS - OR AN INTRODUCTION TO FORAMINIFERA

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/Wetmore.html

Foraminifera are among the most abundant shelled organisms in many marine environments. A cubic centimeter of sediment may hold hundreds of living ...

Foraminifera Gallery - illustrated catalog, Foraminifera.eu Project

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Provides a searchable image gallery of foraminifera. Invites viewers to send sand or stone samples for identification. English, German and Spanish.

Foraminifera - UCL

www.ucl.ac.uk/GeolSci/micropal/foram.html

Foraminifera are found in all marine environments, they may be planktic or benthic in mode of life. The generally accepted classification of the foraminifera is  ...

Foraminifera Genus A-C

www.foraminifera.eu/AtoC.html

Foraminifera: photo-gallery by genus, location and geological time, Database Query.

World Foraminifera Database - World Register of Marine Species

www.marinespecies.org/foraminifera/

The importance of foraminifera comes from the use of their fossil tests in biostratigraphy, paleoenvironment studies, and isotope geochemistry. Their ubiquity in ...

Foraminifera | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Microscopic, single-celled organisms called foraminifera have a fossil record that extends from today to more than 500 million years ago. Although each foram is ...

Foraminifera - Encyclopedia of Life

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The Foraminifera, often called forams, are an ancient taxonomic group ( sometimes considered a phylum, sometimes subphylum or class of Kingdom Rhizaria) of ...

What are Foraminifera?

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Foraminifera (foraminifers or, informally, just forams) are single-celled amoeboid protists. Modern taxonomies rank the group as a phylum or subphylum.

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for·a·min·i·fer
[fawr-uh-min-uh-fer, for-]
NOUN [PLURAL FOR·A·MIN·I·FERS, FO·RAM·I·NIF·ER·A]
1.
any chiefly marine protozoan of the sarcodinian order Foraminifera, typically having a linear, spiral, or concentric shell perforated by small holes or pores through which pseudopodia extend.
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