Microgranular Foram Tests
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Parafusulina sp. Sample collected near Marathon, Texas.
Black scale bar is 1 cm (~0.4 inches) indicating that the larger specimen is slightly less than one inch.
This foram species was abundant at the end of the Paleozoic geologic time period.
(Photo credit: J.H. Lipps, University of California, Davis.
Copyright permission granted by Cushman Foundation for Foraminifera Research, Inc.)
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January 2, 2005