authorAndrea Benedetti. Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, “Sapienza” Università di Roma, P.le A. Moro 5, 00185, Italy; GIRMM -- Informal Group of Micropaleontological and Malacological Researches. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Andrea Benedetti is a micropaleontologist and an independent contractor at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", where he got his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. His main interests are focused on systematic, ecology, biostratigraphy and evolution of larger foraminifers in the present and past, and on the deep water foraminifers from Paleogene sedimentary successions of Sicily (Southern Italy). During the last three years he focused his scientific attention on the biometry and morphology of Larger Foraminifers with speciel regards on the orbitoidiform Nephrolepidina and the nummulitid Heterostegina.