Vaginulina elegans (d'Orbigny, 1826)       

Class: Nodosariata  Subclass: Nodosariana  Order: Vaginulinida  Family: Vaginulinidae
Taxon Profile

found on the Mauritanian Shelf   off West Africa   Mauritania   
Station 14910-2 (535m depth) at N 17.28.998 W 16.41.647

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 Vaginulina elegans (d'Orbigny, 1826)

The identification is based upon:
Goes, A., 1894: A Synopsis of the Arctic and Scandinavian recent marine Foraminifera hitherto discovered. Book Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar Bandet 25 No. 9 Plate , Fig. 646-655


Hesemann, M., 2018: Vaginulina elegans (d'Orbigny, 1826). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-18