Next-Generation Environmental Diversity Surveys of Foraminifera: Preparing the Future

@article{Pawlowski2014NextGenerationED,
  title={Next-Generation Environmental Diversity Surveys of Foraminifera: Preparing the Future},
  author={Jan Pawlowski and Franck Lejzerowicz and Philippe Esling},
  journal={The Biological Bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={227},
  pages={93 - 106}
}
Foraminifera are commonly defined as marine testate protists, and their diversity is mainly assessed on the basis of the morphology of their agglutinated or mineralized tests. Diversity surveys based on environmental DNA (eDNA) have dramatically changed this view by revealing an unexpected diversity of naked and organic-walled lineages as well as detecting foraminiferal lineages in soil and freshwater environments. Moreover, single-cell analyses have allowed discrimination among genetically… 
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