Species found in “Guam, Double Reef” (3)

Amphisorus kudakajimaensis

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

Original description Gudmundsson, G., 1994, Micropaleontology, 40, 101-155
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)

General description

Large discoidal test with annular chambers divided into chamberlets. Numerous elongated and irregular shaped apertures occur along the peripheral margin. Living specimens are brownish due to dinophycean endosymbionts.

Representative pictures

Amphisorus kudakajimaensis; living specimen Amphisorus kudakajimaensis Amphisorus kudakajimaensis; Japan, Sesoko Amphisorus kudakajimaensis, japan, Sesoko
3 specimens

Marginopora vertebralis

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

Original description Blainville, H., M., D., 1830, 60, Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, F. G. Levrault, Paris
Further reference Holzmann M., Hohenegger J., Hallock P., Piller W.E., Pawlowski J., 2001, Mar. Micropal., 43, 57-74 (602 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

Large thick discoidal test with multiple rows of pores on the peripheral margin. Apertures are rounded to circular with a calcified rim like in Sorites. Brownish colour in living specimens due to dinophycean symbionts.

Representative pictures

Marginopora vertebralis, living specimen Marginopora vertebralis
6 specimens