Nummulites


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Num`mu`li´tes


n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of extinct Tertiary Foraminifera, having a thin, flat, round shell, containing a large number of small chambers arranged spirally.
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The genus here is confined only to the upper part ofthe Drazinda Formation ('Pellatispira beds' ofthe obsolete Kirthar series) associating with Pellatispira, Silvestriella, reticulate Nummulites, rare orthophragminids and other less significant LBF.
The result of the study of nummulitids provided an association formed by the species Nummulites aff.
Several species of larger benthic foraminifera were recorded including; Nummulites mamillatus, N.
larger benthic foraminiera including Assilina laminosa and Nummulites sp.
They are gray to green and contain benthic (miliolids, Nummulites, Neorotalia, Elphidium, Operculina, Amphistegina and textularids) and planktonic (Paragloborotalia mayeri and Globigerina spp.
The major lower part ( greater than 300m) is a carbonate facies of massive fossiliferous limestone dominated by Nummulites along with Alveolina, Discocyclina and Miliolids.
He described the Thebes Formation as massive to laminated limestone with flint bands or nodules and marl rich with Nummulites and planktonic foraminifera.
Tienen una composicion bioclastica con la presencia caracteristica de espinas de equinodermos y abundantes macroforaminiferos como Discocyclina seunesi y Nummulites heberti.
En la secuencia estudiada se presentan areas con grandes acumulaciones de foraminiferos, principalmente Lepidociclina, Miliolidos, algunos fragmentos de Nummulites, y otros restos de foraminiferos plantonicos no determinados.
The lower carbonaceous shale and larger benthic foraminifera such as Ranikothalia sindensis, Lockhartia haimei, Miscellanea miscella, Lockhartia conditi, Lockhartia tipperi, Assilina sub spinosa, and Nummulites globulus Leymerie were identified from the Patala Formation.
En detalle, el Eoceno Medio en las calizas de Damas se ha determinado con base en la presencia de Nummulites macgillary (M.
The Nammal Formation belongs to Innemeritic environments because it contains larger benthic foraminifera in large quantities as compared to Planktons and Nano-fossils belonging to generaLockhartia, Assilina, Nummulites, Alvolina and Discocylina which are characteristic of shallow carbonate platform environment.