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Rumi posted a blog entry in Microfossil Mania!While picking specimens of Foraminifera from the Taylor Marl, of the Texas Cretaceous Gulfian Series, I found several fragments of a taxon that I could not recognize. However, today I found a nearly complete specimen of what is obviously the same organism. Frondicularia christneri Carsey, 1926 does not look much like a typical member of the genus. The overall shape of the test is fairly normal, but the sutures form a rather unusual pattern, and they are raised above the test surface and slightly thickened (limbate). The test is rimmed, and the sides are flat. (It i