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Amphistegina sp. ---       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Asterigerinida  Family: Amphisteginidae
Taxon Profile

found on Bonaire   Caribbean   The Netherlands   
in tsunami sediments

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  

3400 a BP (and younger)

image provided and classified by Dr. Peter Frenzel and Sascha Fuerstenberg

View of a specimen of Amphistegina sp. ---

lateral view

The identification is based upon:
Javaux, E.J., Scott, D.B., 2003: Illustration of modern benthic Foraminifera from Bermuda and remarks on distribution in other subtropical/tropical areas. in Palaeontologia Electronica, 6, (2), 29 pp. Plate 2, Fig. 4-5

                       



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