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Atlas of Portugues Foraminifera

now with 156 entries
Foraminifera form a considerable part of Earth biomass and are in the fossil record
since at least 542.000.000 B.C., but are mainly ignored by the public.
With this non-commercial project we want to foster the interest
in these precious and basal forms of life.

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Boudagher-Fadel, MK; (2013) Biostratigraphic and Geological Significance of Planktonic Foraminifera
now 560 images integrated
      
Online 15th of July 2014: 8315 forams

Cerebrina lacunata (Burrows & Holland, 1895)
Miocene
Gross Pampau, Northern Germany
Homalohedra williamsoni (Alcock, 1865)
Miocene
Gross Pampau, Northern Germany
specimens provided by Stefan Raveling
Globigerinoides quadrilobatus (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Miocene
Gross Pampau, Northern Germany
Cerebrina lacunata
Homalohedra williamsoni
Globigerinoides quadrilobatus

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Beauty of Nature
   
   
Beauty of Nature
   
  
HMS Challenger Collection
 
Plate 41
July 2014
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Atlas of Maastrichtian Foraminifera
The fossil foraminifera of the
Tertiary basin of Vienna
Tertiary Foraminifera  Vienna Basin
                
   
Key to Genera
   
   
Key to Genera
classify your specimens
by selecting typical features
from drawings
   
   
Forams in the Sternberger Gestein
   
   
Lenticulina Robulus osnabrugensis
   
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]
   
Mikhalevich Classification
   
   
Mikhalevich Classification
   
                
Type
Specimens
Type Specimens
A type specimen is the original specimen from which the description of a new species is made. Thanks to Prof. Michael A. Kaminski and Dr. Claudia G. Cetean we are able to show 64 type specimens in the collections of the Natural History Museum London.   [more]
   
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 field with just a click.      [Check it out]
Index Foraminifera
Index Foraminifera Upper Cretaceous
Foraminifera are commonly used as index fossils, also called marker or guide fossils. An index foraminifera may indicate from which geological time the sedimentary rock is, the foraminifera is found in. We show easily recognizable species         [more]
Free Introduction to Forams
Introduction to Foraminiferology
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