Scallopostoma ovicula (d'Orbigny, 1846)       

Class: Nodosariata  Subclass: Nodosariana  Order: Nodosariida  Family: Chrysalogoniidae
Taxon Profile

found at Luebeck   North European Plain   Germany   

Geological Time: Paleogene  Eocene  
Heiligenhafener Kieselgestein

the image is made by Michael Hesemann,
the raw material is provided by Jan Deppermann

View of a specimen of Scallopostoma ovicula (d'Orbigny, 1846)

final part of a broken specimen

The identification is based upon:
Hayward, B W. et al., 2012: The last global extinction (Mid-Pleistocene) of deep-sea benthic foraminifera (Chrysalogoniidae, Ellipsoidinidae, Glandulonodosariidae, Plectofrondiculariidae, Pleursostomellidae, Stilostomellidae), their Late Cretaceous-Cenozoic history and taxonomy. Book Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research Special Publication No. 43 408 pp. Plate 7, Fig. 21


Hesemann, M., 2018: Scallopostoma ovicula (d'Orbigny, 1846). In: Hesemann, M. 2018 Project Database.
Accessed at on 2018-3-22