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 (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 are among the most abundant shelled organisms in many marine
environments. A cubic centimeter of sediment may hold hundreds of living ...
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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
Foraminifera: photo-gallery by genus, location and geological time, Database
The importance of foraminifera comes from the use of their fossil tests in
biostratigraphy, paleoenvironment studies, and isotope geochemistry. Their
ubiquity in ...
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 ...
The Foraminifera, often called forams, are an ancient taxonomic group (
sometimes considered a phylum, sometimes subphylum or class of Kingdom
Rhizaria) of ...
Foraminifera (foraminifers or, informally, just forams) are single-celled amoeboid
protists. Modern taxonomies rank the group as a phylum or subphylum.