Tritaxis challengeri (Hedley, Hurdle & Burdett, 1964)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Textulariana  Order: Trochamminida  Family: Trochamminidae

found on the Mauritanian Slope   off West Africa   Mauritania   

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent


the raw material was provided by Leon Hoffman, the specimens were picked by Michael Hesemann and the images are made by Senckenberg am Meer

View of a specimen of Tritaxis challengeri (Hedley, Hurdle & Burdett, 1964)

RV Maria S. Merian Cruise 16/3 Station 14856-1 (1118m depth)
scale bar 100µm

The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 41, Fig. 3

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dataset number: FEU-1018330
           



Citation:
Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2021). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2021-01-16. doi: 10/dt5p