Sorites orbiculus (Forskal, 1775)       

Class: Miliolata  Subclass: Miliolana  Order: Soritida  Family: Soritidae
Taxon Profile

found at Socotra   Arabian Sea   Yemen   in the sea north of Socotra

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

the image is made by Dr. Georg Rosenfeldt and Michael Hesemann with support of the
Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein in Hamburg

the specimen is provided by Wafaa Al-Qadassi

View of a specimen of Sorites orbiculus (Forskal, 1775)

The identification is based upon:
Debenay, Jean-Pierre, 2012: A guide to 1,000 Foraminifera from the Southwestern Pacific New Caledonia. Book 380 pp. Plate 4, Fig. n.a.


Hesemann, M., 2018: Sorites orbiculus (Forskal, 1775). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-19