Reophax testaceus Wiesner, 1931       

Class: Nodosariata  Subclass: Hormosinana  Order: Hormosinida  Family: Hormosinidae

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 Reophax testaceus Wiesner, 1931

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

The identification is based upon:
Loeblich, A. R., Tappan, H. N., 1994: Foraminifera of the Sahul Shelf and Timor Sea. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication 31. 661 pp. Plate 5, Fig. 6

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dataset number: FEU-1018344
           



Citation:
Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2021). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2021-01-22. doi: 10/dt5p