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Foraminifera

The bulk of these samples derive from the early biostratigraphic collections of the BEG and later research of Martin Lagoe and the students in his lab.

There is a large and useful collection of identified taxa.

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Elphidium
Benthic foram Elphidium, greatly enlarged

 

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