Glomospira variabilis (Kuebler & Zwingli, 1870)       

Class: Spirillinata  Subclass: Ammodiscana  Order: Ammodiscida  Family: Ammodiscidae
Taxon Profile

found ODP Leg 149   off Biscaya and Iberia   Portugal   Site 901

Geological Time: Jurassic  Upper Jurassic  Tithonian

the images are published under public domain in the below cited scientific report of the IODP, ODP and DSDP

View of a specimen of Glomospira variabilis (Kuebler & Zwingli, 1870)

size about 380µm

The identification is based upon:
Collins, E.S., Kuhnt, W. and Scott, D.B., 1996: Tithonian benthic foraminifers from Hole 901A (ODP Leg 149, Iberia Abyssal Plain). in Whitmarsh, R.B., Sawyer, D.S., Klaus, A., and Masson, D.G. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 149: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). Plate 1, Fig. 4


Hesemann, M., 2018: Glomospira variabilis (Kuebler & Zwingli, 1870). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-22