Elphidium macellum (Fichtel and Moll, 1798)       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Elphidiida  Family: Elphidiidae
Taxon Profile

found at the beach of Alcudia   Mediterranean Sea   Spain   
Mallorca

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent


the material is provided by Family Meyer and the image made by
Roland Verreet

View of a specimen of Elphidium macellum (Fichtel and Moll, 1798)

side view at an agle of about 30 deg.

The identification is based upon:
Milker, Yvonne and Schmiedl, Gerhard, 2012: A taxonomic guide to modern benthic shelf foraminifera of the western Mediterranean Sea in Palaeontologia Electronica Vol. 15, Issue 2 16A
link to the article 134 p. Plate 27, Fig. 21

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Citation:
Hesemann, M., 2017: Elphidium macellum (Fichtel and Moll, 1798). In: Hesemann, M. 2017 Foraminifera.eu Project Database.
Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu/single.php?no=1006715&aktion=suche on 2017-10-18