Elphidium yumotoense Asano 1949 (foram)

Rotaliina - Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae

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 asagaiense, 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

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

Distribution: found only at Yumoto [Asagai Fm]

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