Ataxophragmium crassum (d'Orbigny, 1840)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Textulariana  Order: Textulariida  Family: Ataxophragmiidae
Taxon Profile

found at Hemmoor   North European Plain   Germany   
drill core from 32,2m to 33,0m

Geological Time: Cretaceous  Upper Cretaceous  Maastrichtian

the image is made by Dr. Georg Rosenfeldt and Michael Hesemann with support of the
Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein in Hamburg

material provided by Stefan Raveling

View of a specimen of Ataxophragmium crassum (d'Orbigny, 1840)

apertural view from above

The identification is based upon:
Frenzel, Peter, 2000: Die benthischen Foraminiferen der Rügener Schreibkreide (Unter-Maastrichtium, NE-Deutschland). in Neue Paläontologische Abhandlungen, 3: Dresden 361 pp. Plate 7, Fig. 6-8


Hesemann, M., 2018: Ataxophragmium crassum (d'Orbigny, 1840). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-24