Quinqueloculina sp. ---Class: Miliolata Subclass: Miliolana Order: Miliolida Family: Hauerinidae
found at Hicks Bay New Zealand and off New Zealand
Geological Time: Quaternary Holocene recent
the raw material is provided by A. Brokenshire
View of a specimen of Quinqueloculina sp. ---
found in sand from the inside of a stranded gastropod Cookia sulcata (Gmelin, 1791)
The identification is based upon:
Hayward, B.W.; Grenfell, H.R.; Reid, C.M.; Hayward, K.A., 1999: Recent New Zealand shallow-water benthic foraminifera: taxonomy, ecologic distribution, biogeography, and use in paleoenvironmental assessments. Book Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences monograph 21. 264 pp. Plate 4-5, Fig.