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Abnormal Elphidium gerthi van Voorthuysen, 1957

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found in surface sediments in the  Kiel Fjord, Baltic Sea, Germany

Abnormal test possessing a slightly overdeveloped chamber of a specimen of Elphidium gerthi van Voorthuysen, 1957  (see arrow)

Images and text with permission of I. Polovodova, University of Gothenburg Department of Earth Sciences, formerly IFM-GEOMAR from:
Irina Polovodova and Joachim Schönfeld, 2008: Foraminiferal test abnormalities in the western Baltic Sea in Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 38 (4), p. 318-336.

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                  Elphidium gerthi, Kiel Fjord, Baltic Sea, Germany