First report of some Recent benthic foraminifera from the east coast of India

  • P. K. KathalEmail author
  • Vikal Kumar Singh


Twelve Recent benthic foraminiferal species hitherto not reported from the east and west coasts of India are presented and illustrated. They are, namely- Bolivina semicostata, Elphidium subgranulosum, Hanzawaia nipponica, Planorbulina variabilis, Pseudononion japponicum, Reussella haizumensis, Rosalina bradyi, Adelosina sp., Lagina sp. A, Lagina sp. B, Uvigerina sp. A and Uvigerina sp. B.


Taxonomy morphology Recent benthic foraminifera Indian waters 


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  1. 1.Centre of Advanced Study in GeologyDr. H. S. Gour UniversitySagarIndia

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