Archaias angulatus (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)       8   more

Class: Miliolata  Subclass: Miliolana  Order: Soritida  Family: Peneroplidae
Taxon Profile

found from the beach Grand Cayman   Caribbean   British territories   

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

the image is provided by Roland Verreet

View of a specimen of Archaias angulatus (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)

Height 900µm
chambers in the periphery open due to postmortal corrosion
common state of preservation in beach sand

The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 14, Fig. 1


Hesemann, M., 2018: Archaias angulatus (Fichtel & Moll, 1798). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-21