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Spiroloculina excavata    1  more

  found by Adrian
at the stack yard of the docks of ex. Cornish Lime and Seaweed Co. Truro, dredged from maerl beds at Black Rock Carrick Roads, Cornwall, UK   recent     Taxon Profile

View of one specimen of Spiroloculina excavata

SEM picture taken together with Dr. Rosenfeldt
head of the Mikrobiologische Vereinigung

The classification is based upon: John W. Murray: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA OF THE HEBRIDEAN SHELF, WEST OF SCOTLAND, WITH NOTES ON THEIR MODE OF LIFE Fig 4, Image 13+14 and description online at
Spiroloculina excavata, Carrick, Cornwall, UK