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Elphidium asagaiense Asano 1949 (foram)

Rotaliina - Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 154115

Full reference: K. Asano. 1949. Foraminifera from the Asagai Formation (Tertiary) of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Paleontology 23(5):473-478

Belongs to Elphidium according to K. Asano 1949

Sister taxa: Elphidium advenum, Elphidium californicum, Elphidium discoidale, Elphidium ingressans, Elphidium lanieri, Elphidium latispatium, Elphidium latispatium pontium, Elphidium margaritaceum, Elphidium neocrespinae, Elphidium nitidium, Elphidium oceanicum, Elphidium omotoensis, Elphidium sagrum, Elphidium simplex, Elphidium yumotoense

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yumoto [Asagai Fm], which is in an Oligocene marine sandstone in the Asagai Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal omnivore