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Online 17th of August 2017: 12.850 forams (3523 species)


New:
Planularia cassis (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
Stazzano, Italy, Pliocene
Images: Cai-Uso Wohler
Operculina complanata Defrance, 1824
Abesse, SW-France, Oligocene
Raw material provided by: Dirk Fehse
Saracenaria sp.
Mareta, Southern Portugal, Jurassic
The specimen is heavily crystallized. Collected with Brian Ottway.
see Catalog of Portuguese Forams
Operculina complanata Operculina complanata Saracenaria sp.


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

all 115
plates

1525
drawings

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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]
   
Links
Databases:
- Mikrotax - Planktonics
- World Foraminifera Database
Basic Text:
Intro to Foraminiferology
Organisations:
- Cushman Foundation
- The Micropalaeont. Society
- Micropress Europe
- The Grzybowski Foundation
- Mikropal - a German club
Courses:
- International School on Foraminifera