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Triloculina trigonula (Lamarck, 1804) - A hauerinid foram (Foraminifera images)
Hauerinid foram
Triloculina trigonula
- specimen from Carrick Roads, Falmouth, Cornwall, images by Cai-Uso Wohler 1

Triloculina trigonula 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 "Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford University Press", the specimen has not been verified.

In Cornwall this species was found by Edward Heron-Allen FRS from 1904 to 1913, finding it at Penzance, Marazion, St. Mawes and at Pendower Sands, at Marazion he found it on Sand Mason / Lanice tubes. Prof. J. Clark found examples widely across the south coast of Cornwall and also reported the species from Sennen Cove, all his records are pre. 1906. J.H. Orton reported the species from Whitsand Bay in October 1914. The species was generally described as frequent. All records asTriloculina trigonula.
Ref: Cornish ERICA database.

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Original name:
Miliolites trigonula Lamarck, 1804
Synonymised names:
Miliolina affinis (d'Orbigny, 1852)
Miliolina trigonula (Lamarck, 1804)
Miliolites trigonula Lamarck, 1804 (Synonym)
Triloculina affinis d'Orbigny, 1852
Triloculina affinis d'Orbigny, 1826 (Nomen nudum)
Ref. WoRMS

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Triloculina trigonula hauerinid foram from Carrick Roads Falmouth images by Cai-uso wohler von SANDPHOTO.DE at www.cuwohler.de foraminifera images
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