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Saccammina sphaerica 2    more

Lectotypes of Saccammina sphaerica
in the Collections of the Natural History Museum, London.
found in Hardanger Fjord, 400-500 fathoms    Taxon Profile                     

Images are shown with permission and thanks to Michael A. Kaminski,
the Natural History Museum London (copyright-holder) and Grzybowski Foundation. The images are made by Andrew S. Henderson with the NHM Palaeontology imaging system.

Syntype specimens of Saccammina sphaerica Brady, 1871,
from Brady Collection (ex. Collection of G.O. Sars),
3. Metatype, 1959.5.11.351, Scale bar = 442 µm,
4. Metatype, 1959.5.11.352, Scale bar = 488 µm

The classification is by: MICHAEL A. KAMINSKI, CLAUDIA G. CETEAN and ANDREW S. HENDERSON in Lectotypes of type species of Agglutinated Foraminiferal Genera in the Collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 1. Astrorhizina and Saccamminina in Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera edited by Kaminski; Coccioni as Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication NO 13, PG 63-77, 2008
      Saccammina sphaerica, Lectotype Natural History Museum, London