TITLE

Globigerina

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Globigerina, a genus of marine protozoans (one-celled organisms). The globigerina resembles the amoeba in structure, but has a spiny, multichambered shell composed of calcium carbonate. The shell contains pores through which pseudopodia protrude. The pseudopodia are extensions of cytoplasm the globigerina uses for locomotion and for collecting food. The main food of globigerinas is plankton.
ACCESSION #
37309453

 

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