WoRMS taxon details

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

418086  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:418086)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolystomella discoidalis d'Orbigny, 1839 (Opinion of Hofker (1964))
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolystomella discoidalis d'Orbigny, 1839) Orbigny d', A. D. (1839). Foraminifères, in de la Sagra R., Histoire physique, politique et naturelle de l'ile de Cuba. , available online at https://books.google.pt/books?id=KpVeAAAAcAAJ&pg
page(s): p. 56 pl. 6 fig. 23-24 [details]   
Hayward, B. (2013). Elphidium discoidale (d'Orbigny, 1839). 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 2017-12-11

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2013-08-04 09:00:16Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolystomella discoidalis d'Orbigny, 1839) Orbigny d', A. D. (1839). Foraminifères, in de la Sagra R., Histoire physique, politique et naturelle de l'ile de Cuba. , available online at https://books.google.pt/books?id=KpVeAAAAcAAJ&pg
page(s): p. 56 pl. 6 fig. 23-24 [details]   

basis of record Sen Gupta, B. K.; Smith, L. E.; Machain-Castillo, M. L. (2009). Foraminifera of the Gulf of Mexico in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. 87-129., available online at http://biogomx.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/chapters/06-Sen%20Gupta%20et%20al%202009-Foraminifera%20of%20the%20GoMx.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Le Calvez, Y. (1977). Révision des Foraminifères de la collection d'Orbigny. 2, Foraminifères de l'île de Cuba. Cahiers de Micropaleontologie, CNRS. vol. 2.
page(s): p. 69-70; note: Cushman's description of E. discoidale (1930)does not fit with d'Orbigny's species. [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]