Rotaliacea

Rotaliacea

[rō‚tal·ē′ā·shə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of foraminiferans in the suborder Rotaliina characterized by a planispiral or trochospiral test having apertural pores and composed of radial calcite, with secondarily bilamellar septa.
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Figure 2a Order FORAMINIFERIDA Eichwald Suborder ROTALIINA Delage & Herouard Superfamily ROTALIACEA Ehrenberg Family ELPHIDIIDAE Galloway Subfamily ELPHIDIINAE Galloway Genus Elphidium de Montfort Elphidium gunteri Cole