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. (Godos K., Tyszka J., Radmacher W., Goleń J. (2021). Source: eForams.org under Licence CC/BY-NC-SA)



Definition

  • 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.

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References

Godos K., Tyszka J., Radmacher W., Goleń J. (2021). Global Database of Foraminiferal Organic Linings: ForamL Version 1.2: Media:ForamL ver.1.2-2021.pdf
DOI: https://data.mendeley.com/datasets/xw7w5ns649/2


Tyszka J., Godos K., Goleń J., Radmacher W. (2021). Foraminiferal organic linings: Functional and phylogenetic challenges. Published by Elsevier B.V. Available online 26 June 2021, 103726 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2021.103726

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