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Amphistegina lessonii (d'Orbigny, 1843)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Asterigerinida  Family: Amphisteginidae

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 Amphistegina lessonii (d'Orbigny, 1843)
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 Marine Micropaleontology 107 (2014) 8-17 Plate n.a., Fig. 1

           

dataset number: FEU-1013531
           

Citation:
Oron, S. et al. , 2014: Benthic foraminiferal response to the removal of aquaculture fish cages in the Gulf of Aqaba-Eilat, Red Sea in Marine Micropaleontology 107 (2014) 8-17 Plate n.a., Fig 1