Foraminiferal Organic Lining

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Fig. 1. The aperture and the apertural face (coloured pink) in a biserial form - Textularia aff. goesi Cushman. SEM graphs of specimens from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Recent. A-B: apertural (A) and peripheral (B) views of an intact specimen. Note the smooth surfaces characteristic of the faces of many agglutinated forms. a: aperture; af: apertural face; sut: (chamber) suture (Hottinger, 2006; fig. 48 [1] CC/BY-NC-SA)



  • according to Tyszka et al. (2021):

FORAMINIFERAL ORGANIC LINING (FOL) - a residual organic remnant of foraminifera left after dissolution of its mineral test, usually following palynological extraction procedures.

See also


Godos et al. (2021). Global Database of Foraminiferal Organic Linings: ForamL Version 1.0: Media:ForamL ver.1.0.pdf

Tyszka et al. (2021). Submitted to Earth-Science Reviews

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