Saccammina sphaerica Brady, 1871Class: Astrorhizata Subclass: Astrorhizana Order: Astrorhizida Family: Saccamminidae
found at Challenger Station 149 Kerguelen and off French territories 26-274m depth
Geological Time: Quaternary Holocene recent
The scan of this drawing from Bradys HMS Challenger Report is made by Dr. David Bossard and used by his permission.
© Dr. David C. Bossard, 19thcenturyscience.org.
HMS Challenger Collection
View of a specimen of Saccammina sphaerica Brady, 1871
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 18, Fig. 17