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Pararotalia calcariformata McCulloch, 1977       3   more of the same specimen

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Rotaliida  Family: Rotaliidae

found at Nahsholim   Mediterranean Sea   Israel   

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent


image courtesy of Dr. Christiane Schmidt, published in the paper mentioned below Christiane Schmidt


juvenile specimen, details of the spiral side
scale bar 100µm

The identification is based upon:
Schmidt, C., Morard, R., Almogi-Labin, A., Weinmann, A.E., Titelboim, D., Abramovich, S., Kucera, M., 2015: Recent Invasion of the Symbiont-Bearing Foraminifera Pararotalia into the Eastern Mediterranean Facilitated by the Ongoing Warming Trend. in PLoS ONE 10(8): e0132917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132917 Plate B, Fig. 6

           

dataset number: FEU-1010163
           

Citation:
Schmidt, C., Morard, R., Almogi-Labin, A., Weinmann, A.E., Titelboim, D., Abramovich, S., Kucera, M., 2015: Recent Invasion of the Symbiont-Bearing Foraminifera Pararotalia into the Eastern Mediterranean Facilitated by the Ongoing Warming Trend. in PLoS ONE 10(8): e0132917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132917 Plate B, Fig. 6