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Ammodiscus sp. ---       

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

found in a core of ODP Leg 123   off West Australia   off territorial waters   Site 765

Geological Time: Cretaceous  Lower Cretaceous  Berriasian


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

View of a specimen of Ammodiscus sp. ---


The identification is based upon:
Kaminski, M.A., Gradstein, F.M., and Geroch, S., 1992: Uppermost Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous deep-water benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Site 765 on the Argo Abyssal Plain. in Gradstein, F.M., Ludden, J.N., et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 123: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 239–269. Plate 2, Fig. 5

                       



Citation:
Kaminski, M.A., Gradstein, F.M., and Geroch, S., 1992: Uppermost Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous deep-water benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Site 765 on the Argo Abyssal Plain. in Gradstein, F.M., Ludden, J.N., et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 123: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 239–269. Plate 2, Fig. 5