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Description of Ammonia beccarii

Test trochoid, with convex dorsal side and  spirally arranged chambers; on the ventral side only the  last coil with an open umbilical slit and wart-like orna- mentation is visible.   Widely distributed, one of the most abundant spe- cies in biotopes with reduced mineralization. The test shape in A. beccarii is dependent on ecological  factors;


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Michael Hesemann

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