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Foraminifera Gallery - illustrated catalog

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Online 15th of December 2017: 13.503 forams (3594 species)

Globotruncana linneiana (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Azmer, Kurdistan, Iraq
Campanian, Upper Cretaceous
contributed by Dr. R. B. N. Jaff
Operculina ammonoides (Gronovius, 1781)
Eilat, Israel, Red Sea, recent
the coloration is caused by rose bengal staining
contributed by Dr. Shai Oron
Haplophragmoides carinatus
Cushman and Renz, 1941
Eastern Sabah, Malaysia, Miocene
contributed by Dr. Jon Noad
Globotruncana linneiana Operculina ammonoides Haplophragmoides carinatus

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

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Working Group Upper Cretaceous
The fossil foraminifera of the
Tertiary basin of Vienna
Tertiary Foraminifera  Vienna Basin
    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 - Planktonics
- World Foraminifera Database
Basic Text:
Intro to Foraminiferology
- Cushman Foundation
- The Micropalaeont. Society
- Micropress Europe
- The Grzybowski Foundation
- Mikropal - a German club
- International School on Foraminifera