Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875       

Class: Astrorhizata  Subclass: Astrorhizana  Order: Astrorhizida  Family: Psammosphaeridae
Taxon Profile

found at Muertos Trough   Caribbean   off territorial waters   from 1815m depth
obtained during R/V Meteor cruise M35/1

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

the image is made by Dr. Georg Rosenfeldt and Michael Hesemann with support of the
Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein in Hamburg

concentrated raw material provided by   Prof. G. Schmiedl

View of a specimen of Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875

The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 18, Fig. 1


Hesemann, M., 2018: Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875. In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-20