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 K., Tyszka J., Radmacher W., Goleń J. (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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