Pyrgoella sphaera (d'Orbigny, 1839)       1   more of this specimen

Class: Miliolata  Subclass: Miliolana  Order: Miliolida  Family: Miliolidae
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 Pyrgoella sphaera (d'Orbigny, 1839)

apertural view

The identification is based upon:
Barker, R., W., 1960: Taxonomic Notes, Brady's Foram. Pls. Challenger Report. in SEPM Special Publication, Vol. 9. Plate 2, Fig. 4


Hesemann, M., 2018: Pyrgoella sphaera (d'Orbigny, 1839). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-18