Ammodiscus incertus d'Orbigny, 1839       1   more of this specimen

Class: Spirillinata  Subclass: Ammodiscana  Order: Ammodiscida  Family: Ammodiscidae
Taxon Profile

found on the Mauritanian Shelf   off West Africa   Mauritania   
Station 14903-1 (414m depth) at N 17.548 W 16.662

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

the washed raw material from which the forams are picked is provided by
visiting researcher at Senckenberg am Meer, Abteilung Meeresforschung, Wilhelmshaven
Leon Hoffman

View of a specimen of Ammodiscus incertus d'Orbigny, 1839

lateral view

The identification is based upon:
Cushman, J., A., 1918: The Foraminifera of the Atlantic Ocean. Part 1. Astrorhizidae. Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 104. Book Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 104. Plate 39, Fig. 6,7


Hesemann, M., 2018: Ammodiscus incertus d'Orbigny, 1839. In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-24