Listing species

Cyclorbiculina compressa

Order “Miliolida” > Family “Soritidae” > Genus “Cyclorbiculina

Original description Orbigny, A.D., , 1839, 2
Description Crapon de Caprona d`Ersu, A., 1983, Rev. Paléobiol., 347-390
Further reference Hallock, P., Peebles, W. M., 1993, Mar. Micropal., 277-292
Further reference Holzmann M., Hohenegger J., Hallock P., Piller W.E., Pawlowski J., 2001, Mar. Micropal., 43, 57-74 (602 KB)
Further reference Pawlowski , J., Holzmann, M., Fahrni, J., Hallock, P., 2001, J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 48, 362-367 (598 KB)

General description

Test growth in Cyclorbiculina compressa starts with planispiral and involute chambers that rapidly increase in size and finally become annular.Chambers are divided by partitions. Living specimens possess a green colour due to chlorophycean endosymbionts.

Representative pictures

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1 specimen