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.
 
 
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
 
 
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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