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Deep-sea benthic foraminifera have performed a important function in biostratigraphic, paleoecological, and paleoceanographical study for over a century. those single–celled marine protists are vital due to their geographic ubiquity, contrast morphologies and speedy evolutionary charges, their abundance and variety deep–sea sediments, and thanks to their software as signs of environmental stipulations either at and lower than the sediment–water interface. furthermore, strong isotopic info bought from deep–sea benthic foraminiferal exams supply paleoceanographers with environmental details that's proving to be of significant importance in experiences of world climatic swap. This paintings collects jointly, for the 1st time, new morphological descriptions, taxonomic placements, stratigraphic prevalence facts, geographical distribution summaries, and palaeoecological info, in addition to state of the art color photomicrographs (most taken in mirrored gentle, simply as you'll see them utilizing mild microscopy), of three hundred universal deep-sea benthic foraminifera species spanning the period from Jurassic - contemporary. This quantity is meant as a reference and examine source for post-graduate scholars in micropalaeontology, geological pros (stratigraphers, paleontologists, paleoecologists, palaeoceanographers), taxonomists, and evolutionary (paleo)biologists.
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188, pl. 4, ﬁg. 4. –Kuhnt and Kaminski, 1990, p. 462, pl. 3, ﬁg. d. –Kaminski and Gradstein, 2005, pp. 329–331, ﬁg. 71, pl. 71. Type Specimen Holotype (CC 46514) and paratypes (CC 46515 and 46516) deposited in the collections of the United States National Museum, Washington, DC. Type Level Upper Paleocene, Lizards Springs Formation, Trinidad. Type Locality Ravine of the Ampelu River, near Lizards Springs, Trinidad. Description Test forms a relatively small initial planispire followed by a large, elongate, broad, rectilinear or slightly arched uniserial series, usually with four chambers.