species: Peneroplis planatus in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Peneroplis planatus

©Martina Prazeres: Peneroplis planatus from Lizard Island. Microscope photo, identified by Martina Prazeres
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Protozoa
Class Granuloreticulosea
Order Foraminiferida
Family Peneroplidae
Genus Peneroplis
Species Peneroplis planatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • Baccaert, J. (1986). Foraminiferal bio- and thanatocoenoses of reef flats, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Nature of substrate, Annls Soc. r. zool. Belg., 116: 3-14. LIRS catalog number 443.
  • Ziegler, M. and S. Uthicke (2011). Photosynthetic plasticity of endosymbionts in larger benthic coral reef Foraminifera. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 407: 70-80. LIRS catalog number 1426.