Elphidium macellum (Fichtel and Moll, 1798)       2   more of this species

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Elphidiida  Family: Elphidiidae
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 Elphidium macellum (Fichtel and Moll, 1798)



The identification is based upon:
Hayward, B., W., Hollis, C., Grenfell., H., 1997: Recent Elphidiidae (Foraminiferida) of the south-west Pacific and fosssil Elphidiidae of New Zealand. Book New Zealand Geol. Surv. Paleontol. Bull., 72, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences monograph 166 pp. Plate 13, Fig. 13-14

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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=1012301&aktion=suche on 2017-10-20