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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium discoidale (d'Orbigny, 1839) 
AphiaID: 418086

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizaria (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForaminifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlobothalamea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRotaliida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRotalioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium discoidale (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium Montfort, 1808
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolystomella discoidalis d'Orbigny, 1839
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolystomella discoidalis d'Orbigny, 1839 (Opinion of Hofker (1964))
Sources 
new combination reference Hofker, J. (1964). Foraminifera from the tidal zone in the Netherlands Antilles and other West Indian Islands. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. vol. 21., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506177
page(s): p. 111 fig. 272 [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium discoidale var. multiloculum Cushman & Ellisor, 1945 †

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium discoidale var. asiaticum Polski, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElphidium asiaticum Polski, 1959
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Bay of Biscay
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBasque Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay [details]
English Channel
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [details]
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Sea [details]
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJapanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeorgia Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoloasses Reef [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarragansett Bay [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcupine Seabight [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Florida Keys [details]
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanaveral Bight [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndian River Bay [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew York Harbor [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNewport [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPamlico Sound (Sound) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRabbit Key Basin [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSoutheast U.S. Continental Shelf [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis According to Le Calvez ( 1977), Cushman's description of E. discoidale (1930)does not fit with d'Orbigny's species. [details]
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Elphidium discoidale
Elphidium discoidale
Elphidium discoidale (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Elphidium discoidale (...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:418086
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-10-06 12:38:14Z  created  db_admin
2013-08-04 09:00:16Z  checked  Hayward, Bruce
  
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  Citation: Hayward, B. (2013). Elphidium discoidale. In: Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Gross, O. (2017). World Foraminifera Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=418086 on 2017-09-25
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