The collections of Foraminifera in the Senckenberg Naturmusem are extensive and date back to the mid-nineteenth century. The oldest material is the collection of Professor O. Boettger which contains specimens from Reuss (1863). Other notable parts of the collection include the Jurassic and Cretaceous material of Adolf Franke (e.g. 1936; inventor of the Franke-slide), Franz Hecht (e.g. 1938), Helmut Bartenstein and Erich Brand (e.g. Bartenstein, 1938; Bartenstein & Brand, 1937, 1938). Further information can be found in Zilch (1939), Triebel (1967), Bartenstein & Brand (1981) and Schroeder (1989). Foraminifera are catalogued...

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