Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Nonionida  Family: Nonionidae
 
 
   South of Iceland   off territorial waters
 
Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent
 
The specimen is picked and the image is made by Dieter Ketelsen.

The raw material was collected during IceAGE RR cruise MSM75 at St. 7 (250-433m depth).
It was provided by K. Jesulke and Dr. J. Taylor from the DZMB,
 
View of a specimen of Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
 

slender variant
 
The identification is based upon:
 Cushman, J., A., 1930: The Foraminifera of the Atlantic Ocean. Part 7. Nonionidae, Camerinidae, Peneroplidae and Alveolinellidae.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 104.  Plate 2, Fig. 1-2
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1017819
 
Citation: Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2021). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2021-02-28. doi: 10/dt5p