Foraminifera

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Foraminifera
Temporal range: 542–0 Ma[1]
Cambrian–Recent
Ammonia tepida.jpg
Live Ammonia tepida (Rotaliida)
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Rhizaria
Phylum: Retaria
Subphylum: Foraminifera
d'Orbigny, 1826
Orders

Allogromiida
Carterinida
Fusulinidaextinct
Globigerinida
Involutinidaextinct
Lagenida
Miliolida
Robertinida
Rotaliida
Silicoloculinida
Spirillinida
Textulariida
incertae sedis
   Xenophyophorea
   Reticulomyxa

Foraminifera (Laitin for "hole beirers"; informally cried "forams") are members o a phylum or cless o amoeboid protists chairacterised bi streamin granular ectoplasm for catchin fuid an ither uises; an commonly an fremmit shell (cried a "test") o diverse forms an materials.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Parfrey, Laura Wegener; Lahr, Daniel J. G.; Knoll, Andrew H.; Katz, Laura A. (August 16, 2011). "Estimating the timing of early eukaryotic diversification with multigene molecular clocks". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108 (33): 13624–13629. Bibcode:2011PNAS..10813624P. doi:10.1073/pnas.1110633108. PMC 3158185Freely accessible. PMID 21810989.