Species found in “Gulf of Eilat, Taba, Israel” (4)

Amphisorus hemprichii

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

Original description Ehrenberg, C., G., 1839, Physikal. Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 81-174
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., Pochon, X., Lee, J., J., 2001, J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 48, 368-373 (["124 KB"])
Further reference Garcia-Cuetos, L., Pochon, X., Pawlowski, J., 2005, Protist, 156, 399-412 (["401 KB"])
Description Gudmundsson, G., 1994, Micropaleontology, 40, 101-155

General description

Discoidal test with thickened rim and annular chambers that are divided into chamberlets; several rows of apertures on the peripheral margin. Living specimens are brownish due to dinophycean endosymbionts.

Representative pictures

Amphisorus hemprichii; Japan, Sesoko Amphisorus hemprichii; Israel, Elat; living specimen Amphisorus hemprichii; Israel, Elat; living specimen Amphisorus hemprichii, Japan, Sesoko Amphisorus hemprichii, Japan, Sesoko
4 specimens

Sorites spp.

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

Original description of genus Ehrenberg, C., G., 1839, Physikal. Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 81-174
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., Pochon, X., Lee, J., J., 2001, J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 48, 368-373 (["124 KB"])
Further reference Garcia-Cuetos, L., Pochon, X., Pawlowski, J., 2005, Protist, 156, 399-412 (["401 KB"])
Description of genus Loeblich, A., J., R., Tappan, H., 1988, vol.1-2, Van Nostrand, Reinhold, New York

General description

Discoidal test, early chambers are peneroplid, later chambers become annular and divided into chamberlets that are connected by a stolon system. Apertures occur along the peripheral margin, they are more or less circular and surrounded by a calcified rim. Living specimens have a brownish colour due to Symbiodinium endosymbionts.

Representative pictures

Sorites sp. , Australia, Rottness Island Sorites sp., USA, Florida Keys Sorites sp., Israel, Elat
9 specimens