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Morozovelloides lehneri (Cushman and Jarvis, 1929)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Globigerinana  Order: Globigerinida  Family: Truncorotaloididae
Taxon Profile

found in a core of DSDP Leg 47   off Biscaya and Iberia   Portugal   Site 398

Geological Time: Paleogene  Eocene  


the images are published under public domain in the below cited scientific report of the IODP, ODP and DSDP

View of a specimen of Morozovelloides lehneri (Cushman and Jarvis, 1929)

size about 430µm
the identification is revised based on Pearson et alt., 2006 Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera

The identification is based upon:
Iaccarino, S., Premoli Silva, I., 1979: Paleogene planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of DSDP Hole 398D, Leg 47B, Vigo Seamount, Spain. in Ryan, W.B.F., Sibuet, J.-C., et al., Init. Repts. DSDP, 47 Part 2 of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, Vigo, Spain to Brest, France; April-May 1976. Plate 1, Fig. 13

                       



Citation:
Iaccarino, S., Premoli Silva, I., 1979: Paleogene planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of DSDP Hole 398D, Leg 47B, Vigo Seamount, Spain. in Ryan, W.B.F., Sibuet, J.-C., et al., Init. Repts. DSDP, 47 Part 2 of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, Vigo, Spain to Brest, France; April-May 1976. Plate 1, Fig. 13