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Melonis affine (Reuss, 1851)

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found in the claypit of Gram, Denmark, Miocene

provided by Mikkel Rødvig

View of one specimen of Melonis affine (Reuss, 1851)

The classification is based upon:
Gürs, K. Spiegler, D.: Kalkige Mikrofossilien aus dem Miozän der Bohrung Lübtheen 27/82 Seiten 135-155 in Bülow, W. von (Editor) 2000: Geologische Entwicklung Südwest-Mecklenburgs seit dem Ober-Oligozän. Schriftenreihe für Geowissenschaften 11, Plate 7.1. Fig. 27 and
Batjes, Derk Anders Johan, 1958, Foraminifera of the Oligocene of Belgium: Memoires lnstitut Royal Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Plate 6, Fig. 12

Melonis affine (Reuss, 1851) seems to be closely related to Melonis barleeanum (Williamson, 1858) and Melonis pompiloides (Fichtel and Moll, 1798) as described in Van Voorthuysen, J. H., 1973, Foraminiferal ecology in the Ria de Arosa, Galicia, Spain: Zoologische Verhandelingen, v. 123, p. 3 to 82, Plate 8, Fig. 9
            Melonis affine, Gram, Denmark, Miocene