Orbitolites

Or`bi`to`li´tes


prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of living Foraminifera, forming broad, thin, circular disks, containing numerous small chambers.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Other associated species in this zone include Asteriger in a rotula, Linderina, Medocia blayensis, Meghalayana indica and species of Peneroplis, Pyrgo, Quinqueloculina, Sphaero gypsina, Calcarina, Linderina, Operculina, Silvestriellatetraedra, Asterocyclina, Orbitolites, Glomalveolina, Nummulites, Discocyclina and some rotalids (Fig.
Other associated species include Nummuites chavannesi, Triloculina, Medocia blayensis, Meghalayana indica and species of Disco cyclina, Nummulites, Operculina Heterostegina, Pyrgo, Silvestriellatetraedra, Astero c yclina, Orbitolites, Quinqueloculina, Sphaerogypsina, Calcarina and Pellatispira.
conditi, Discocyclina dispansa and Alveolina globula along with Orbitolites, Miliolids and Algae.
The upper part of the Jahrum Formation consists of thick bedded fossiliferous limestone of shallow marine water and lagoonal environment like Dacycladacea, Gastropoda and Bivalve (Oyster), along with benthonic foraminifera like Orbitolites complanatus 'Nummulites sp.
fabbianii, Orbitolites complanatus, Orbtolites sp., Penarchaias sp.
The main allochems of this microfacies is pelloid, Orbtolites sp., Orbitolites complanatus, Nummulites sp.
Abundant pelloid along with Orbitolites and Miliolids and with a lower amount Nummulites and mudsupported facies, proposed the deposition in the lagoonal environments.
Other associated species include Discocyclina dispansa, and species of Austrotrillina, Nummulites, Fabiania , Alveolina, Amphistegina, Asterigerina, Operculina, Smoutina, Assilina, Dictyoconus, Orbitolites, Elphidium and Planorbulina (Figs.
In the fossil record Alveolina is found in association with Nummulites and Orbitolites in the Eocene Jdeir Formation of offshore Libya representing a back ramp environment (Anketell and Mirheel 2000).
It is also reported associated with milliolids and Orbitolites from the shallow protected inner ramp settings of the Pyrenean Basin (Luterbacher 1998).
(2007), their MFT is based on the high abundance of Orbitoididea, small Miliolids together with the presence of dasyclad green algae and they named their MFT as Alveolina- Orbitolites packstone.
laminose, Nummulites atacicus/dolloti and Orbitolites complanatus.