Elphidium maorium Hayward, 1997
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
View of a specimen of Elphidium maorium Hayward, 1997

RV Maria S. Merian Cruise 16/3 Station 14865-1 (1119m depth)
scale bar 100µm
The identification is based upon: Hayward, B., W., Hollis, C., Grenfell., H., 1997: Recent Elphidiidae (Foraminiferida) of the south-west Pacific and fosssil Elphidiidae of New Zealand  New Zealand Geol. Surv. Paleontol. Bull., 72, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences monograph 166 pp. Plate 4, Fig. 11,12
dataset number: FEU-1018789