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Foraminifera Gallery - illustrated catalog

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Online 16th of April 2017: 12.404 forams (3453 species), Coverage

Ammodiscus incertus
d'Orbigny, 1839
Mauretanian Shelf
Spiroloculina corrugata
Cushman and Todd, 1944)
recent, Golf of Aqaba, Egypt
image by Cai-Uso Wohler
Marginulina crebricosta
Sequenza, 1880
Quelfes, Portugal
Ammodiscus incertus Spiroloculina corrugata Marginulina crebricosta

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    Working Group
Portuguese Foraminifera
    Working Group, Catalogue of Portuguese Foraminifera    
HMS Challenger Collection  
Plate 41 online and

all 115


Working Group Upper Cretaceous
The fossil foraminifera of the
Tertiary basin of Vienna
Tertiary Foraminifera  Vienna Basin
    Forams in the Sternberger Gestein    
    Lenticulina Robulus osnabrugensis    
    Key to Benthic Species    
    Key to Benthic Species
identify your specimens
from drawings
includes so far 538 species
    Key to Planktonic Species    
    Key to Planktonic Species
identify your specimens
from drawings
includes so far 142 species
    Beauty of Nature    
    Beauty of Nature    
    Type Specimens
in the collection of the
American Museum of
Natural History
New York

    Type Specimens, American Museum of Natural History

The Plummercell Slide Collection of
Karl-Otto Bock
Plummercell Slide Collection of Karl-Otto Bock
Karl-Otto Bock collects since long foraminifera as a hobby. In the course of time he has produced 150+ plummercell slides. We found a way to bring his slides online showing each single fiel with just a click.      [Check it out]
Paleozoic Foraminifera
Paleozoic Foraminifera
Thanks to Dr. James E. Conkin and Prof. Barbara M. Conkin we are now able to work on Paleozoic Foraminifera. We started with Carboniferous foraminifera. [more]
- Mikrotax - database on Planktonics
- World Foraminifera Database
Basic Text:
- Intro to Foraminiferology - a free PDF
- Cushman Found. for Foram. Research
- The Micropalaeontological Society
- Micropress Europe
- The Grzybowski Foundation
- Mikropal - a German amateurs club
- International School on Foraminifera