Table 1 Culture conditions and the corresponding single-specimen LA-ICP-MS obtained El/Ca ratios (mean ± SD) in the studied foraminiferal specimens.

From: Element banding and organic linings within chamber walls of two benthic foraminifera

Specimen code Species Salinity Temperature (°C) Na/Ca (mmol/mol) Mg/Ca (mmol/mol) Sr/Ca (mmol/mol) n
1 A. lessonii 35 22 7.7 ± 1.13 18.23 ± 1.27 1.42 ± 0.07 3
2 A. lessonii 35 29 8.12 ± 0.75 28.07 ± 3.18 1.73 ± 0.22 3
3 A. lessonii 35 29 8.45 ± 1.12 34.57 ± 2.49 1.75 ± 0.13 3
4 A. lessonii 30 25 7.69 ± 0.2 29.5 ± 0.99 1.86 ± 0.04 2
5 A. lessonii 40 25 9.56 ± 0.45 35.93 ± 4.28 1.67 ± 0.07 3
6 A. lessonii 40 25 9.8 29.2 1.81 1
7 A. tepida 25 25 2.94 ± 0.04 2.07 ± 0.18 1.18 ± 0.04 3
8 A. tepida 25 25 3.48 ± 0.03 2.04 ± 0.12 1.26 ± 0.05 2
9 A. tepida 35 25 3.90 ± 0.22 1.50 ± 0.21 1.45 ± 0.05 2
10 A. tepida 40 25 4.29 ± 0.32 3.39 ± 0.27 1.40 ± 0.03 2
11 A. tepida 40 25 4.19 ± 0.13 2.71 ± 0.27 1.41 ± 0.06 3