Rotaliata Subclass: Rotaliana Order: Nonionida Family: Nonionidae
found at Challenger Station 276 French Polynesia and off off territorial waters from 4298m depth
Geological Time: Quaternary Holocene recent
The scan of this drawing from Bradys HMS Challenger Report is made by Dr. David Bossard and used by his permission.
© Dr. David C. Bossard, 19thcenturyscience.org.
HMS Challenger Collection
View of a specimen of Melonis affinis (Reuss, 1851)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 109, Fig. 9
dataset number: FEU-1005809