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Miliolinella subrotunda (Montagu, 1803) - A hauerinid foram (Foraminifera images)
Hauerinid foram
Miliolinella subrotunda
- specimen from Carrick Roads, Falmouth, Cornwall, images by Cai-Uso Wohler.

Miliolinella subrotunda here displayed was in sand collected by Adrian Brokenshire at an unknown location at Carrick Roads, Falmouth, Cornwall, collection date unknown. The identification is based upon "Barker, R., W., 1960: Taxonomic Notes, Brady's Foram. Pls. Challenger Report. SEPM Special Publication, Vol. 9. Plate 5, Fig. 13", the specimen has not been verified.

In Cornwall this species was found by Edward Heron-Allen FRS from 1904 to 1929, finding it at Marazion, Whitsand and Cawsand Bays in SE Cornwall, and also near the Eddystone. Prof. J. Clark reports this species as being local, Plymouth to Padstow, pre. 1906. All records as Miliolinella subrotunda.
Ref: Cornish ERICA database.

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Original name:
Vermiculum subrotundum Montagu, 1803
Synonymised names:
Miliolina subrotunda (Montagu)
Miliolinella hauerinoides (Rhumbler, 1936)
Pateoris hauerinoides (Rhumbler, 1936) (subjective synonym)
Quinqueloculina subrotunda (Montagu, 1803)
Quinqueloculina subrotunda f. hauerinoides Rhumbler, 1936 (Synonym)
Serpula subrotunda (Montagu, 1803) (superseded recombination)
Triloculina subrotunda (Montagu, 1803)
Vermiculum subrotundum Montagu, 1803 (Type species of Miliolinella)
Ref. WoRMS

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Miliolinella subrotunda hauerinid foram from Carrick Roads Falmouth images by Cai-uso wohler von SANDPHOTO.DE at www.cuwohler.de foraminifera images
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people find and identify it. Sometimes the difference between species is obvious but many species can only be determined by observing microscopic characteristics that are specific to any one species.