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Article: Surface textures of calcareous foraminiferids

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 13
Part: 2
Publication Date: August 1970
Page(s): 184 187
Author(s): J. W. Murray and C. A. Wright
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MURRAY, J. W., WRIGHT, C. A. 1970. Surface textures of calcareous foraminiferids. Palaeontology13, 2, 184–187.

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A comparison is made between the surface appearance of fresh caltareous foraminiferid tests, those etched artificially, and those found in fossil representatives from the Hampshire Basin. It is concluded that most fossil foraminiferids show some post-mortem etching of the test surface.
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