Turrilina brevispira Ten Dam, 1944       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Buliminida  Family: Turrilinidae

found at Gebel Oweina   North Africa   Egypt   

Geological Time: Paleogene  Eocene  Ypresian

the image is provided by Robert P. Speijer

View of a specimen of Turrilina brevispira Ten Dam, 1944

bar = 100µm

The identification is based upon:
Speijer, R.P., 1994: Extinction and recovery patterns in benthic foraminiferal paleocommunities across the Cretaceous/Paleogene and Paleocene/Eocene boundaries. Geologica Ultraiectina Volume 124. Dissertation Plate 3 from Ch. 6, Fig. 4


dataset number: FEU-1009315

Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2020). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2020-09-19. doi: 10/dt5p