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  • Nummulites millecaput Boubée, 1832


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    • The size is the most striking characteristic of this foraminifera species. They can reach up to 10cm in diameter.

       

      Lit.:

      A. M. HEYNG (2012): Neugliederung der Adelholzener Schichten (Eozän, Nordhelvetikum) im Raum Siegsdorf-Bad Adelholzen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Großforaminiferen und Molluskenfauna (Teile 1 und 2). - Documenta naturae, 186: 1-105, 12 Abb.+Tab., 5 Taf., App.; München.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Foraminifera
    Class: Globothalamea
    Order: Rotaliida
    Family: Nummulitidae
    Genus: Nummulites
    Species: N. millecaput
    Author Citation Boubée, 1832

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Paleogene
    Epoch: Eocene
    International Age: Lutetian (late)

    Stratigraphy

    Adelholzen Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: T. Bastelberger
    Date Collected: 06/01/1986
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Thickness: .3cm
    Diameter: 4.5cm

    Location

    Höllgraben
    Bad Adelholzen
    Bavaria
    Germany

    Comments

    The size is the most striking characteristic of this foraminifera species. They can reach up to 10cm in diameter.

     

    Lit.:

    A. M. HEYNG (2012): Neugliederung der Adelholzener Schichten (Eozän, Nordhelvetikum) im Raum Siegsdorf-Bad Adelholzen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Großforaminiferen und Molluskenfauna (Teile 1 und 2). - Documenta naturae, 186: 1-105, 12 Abb.+Tab., 5 Taf., App.; München.



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