Operculina ammonoides (Gronovius, 1781)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Nummulitida  Family: Nummulitidae
Taxon Profile

found at Eilat   Red Sea   Israel   

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

the image is published in the below cited PhD-thesis of Dr. Shai Oron

View of a specimen of Operculina ammonoides (Gronovius, 1781)
the pink is caused by rose bengal staining

to the researchgate page of Dr. Shai Oron

The identification is based upon:
Oron, S. et al. , 2014: Benthic foraminiferal response to the removal of aquaculture fish cages in the Gulf of Aqaba-Eilat, Red Sea in in Marine Micropaleontology 107 (2014) 8-17 Plate n.a., Fig. 4


dataset number: FEU-1013543

Hesemann, M., 2018: Operculina ammonoides (Gronovius, 1781). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Foraminifera.eu Project Database.
Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu/single.php?no=1013543&aktion=suche on 2018-10-18