Planorbulina mediterranensis d'Orbigny, 1826
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Planorbulinida  Family: Planorbulinidae
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
View of a specimen of Planorbulina mediterranensis d'Orbigny, 1826

RV Maria S. Merian Cruise 16/3 Station 14703-1 (111m depth)
scale bar 100µm
The identification is based upon: Cushman, J., A., 1931: The Foraminifera of the Atlantic Ocean. Part 8. Rotaliidae, Amphisteginidae, Calcarinidae, Cymbaloporettidae, Globorotaliidae, Anomalinidae, Planorbulinidae, Rupertiidae and Homotremidae.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 104.  Plate 24, Fig. 5-8
 
dataset number: FEU-1018775
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