Operculina sp. ---
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Nummulitida  Family: Nummulitidae
 
 
   Persian Gulf   Dubai
 
Dredged seasand
Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent
 
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View of a specimen of Operculina sp. ---
 

Beach sample 958-14, forams heavily rolled over by waves to a rounded object
 
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. 4
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1017880
 
Citation: Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2021). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2021-05-07. doi: 10/dt5p