Elphidium sp. ---       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Elphidiida  Family: Elphidiidae

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 Elphidium sp. ---

RV Maria S. Merian Cruise 16/3 Station 14903-1 (414m depth)
scale bar 100µm

The identification is based upon:
Milker, Yvonne and Schmiedl, Gerhard, 2012: A taxonomic guide to modern benthic shelf foraminifera of the western Mediterranean Sea Palaeontologia Electronica Vol. 15, Issue 2 16A
link to the article 134 p. Plate , Fig. 27.25

            genus.php?no=1018346&aktion=suche

dataset number: FEU-1018346
           



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