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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 ...

Foraminifera - UCL

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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  ...

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 ...

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.

FORAM FACTS - OR AN INTRODUCTION TO FORAMINIFERA

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

World Foraminifera Database - World Register of Marine Species

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

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.

Foraminifera - New World Encyclopedia

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Nov 7, 2013 ... Foraminifera, abbreviated as forams, are single-celled amoeboid .... Calcareous fossil foraminifera are formed from elements found in the ...

Foraminifera | Fossil Focus | Time | Discovering Geology | British ...

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Foraminifera (formally called Foraminiferida) are amoeba-like, single-celled protists (very simple micro-organisms). They have been called 'armoured amoebae' ...

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 ...

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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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