Order: FORAMINIFERIDA Eichwald, 1830
The specimens illustrated below are selected from bulk-samples taken at various levels in the Middle and Late Albian at Folkestone. Images have been produced using a Nikon 990 CookPix digital camera attached to a Meiji trinocular microscope and processed using PaintshopPro Version 5.
Genus: Lenticulina LAMARCK, 1804
Lenticulina rotulata (LAMARCK, 1804)- Lower Gault
Lenticulina rotulata (LAMARCK, 1804) - Bed X Hysteroceras varicosum Subzone
Lenticulina gaultina (BERTHELIN, 1880) - Bed X Hysteroceras varicosum Subzone
Lenticulina gaultina (BERTHELIN, 1880) - Bed XI Callihoplites auritus Subzone
Lenticulina gaultina (BERTHELIN, 1880) - Bed IV (i) Diploceroides subdelaruei Subzone
Lenticulina sternalis BERTHELIN, 1880 - Bed V (Eu. lautus Zone)
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Loeblich, A.R. & Tappan, H.; Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology; Sarcodina; Protista 2.
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