Psammosphaera fusca testacea Flint, 1899       1   more of this specimen

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

found on the Mauritanian Shelf   off West Africa   Mauritania   
Station 14903-1 (414m depth) at N 17.548 W 16.662

Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

the washed raw material from which the forams are picked is provided by
visiting researcher at Senckenberg am Meer, Abteilung Meeresforschung, Wilhelmshaven
Leon Hoffman

View of a specimen of Psammosphaera fusca testacea Flint, 1899

side view

The identification is based upon:
Spezzaferri, S., Ruggeberg, A., Stalder, C., 2015: Atlas of Benthic Foraminifera from Cold-Water Coral Reefs Book Cushman Foundation Special Publication 44 Plate 1, Fig. 6


Hesemann, M., 2018: Psammosphaera fusca testacea Flint, 1899. In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-22