Foraminiferal Organic Lining

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Fig. 1. Foraminiferal organic linings from (A-L) Middle Jurassic and (M-Y) Upper Cretaceous. All linings belong the Globothalamea class. This figure presents FOLs from (A-L) Pieniny Klippen Belt and (M-Y) Basque–Cantabrian Basin coming from time intervals separated by ca. 100 Ma apart. All organic linings show similar globular growth patterns, however, Jurassic FOLs are larger than Cretaceous ones. Source: under Licence CC-BY-NC-SA. (Godos K., Tyszka J., Radmacher W., Goleń J. (2021). 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 J., Godos K., Goleń J., Radmacher W. (2021). Submitted to Earth-Science Reviews

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