Discospirina tenuissima (Carpenter, 1870)       

Class: Miliolata  Subclass: Miliolana  Order: Miliolida  Family: Discospirinidae

found at Reykjanes Ridge   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. 35 (1183-1198m depth).
It was provided by K. Jesulke and Dr. J. Taylor from the DZMB, Senckenberg am Meer

View of a specimen of Discospirina tenuissima (Carpenter, 1870)

fragment

The identification is based upon:
Guðmundur Guðmundsson, Icelandic Institute of Natural History, 2020:
Götungar (Foraminifera), accessed February 2020 in the internet at IINH, Plate n.a., Fig. n.a.

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dataset number: FEU-1017859
           



Citation:
Hesemann, M., 2020: Discospirina tenuissima (Carpenter, 1870). In: Hesemann, M. 2020 Foraminifera.eu Project Database.
Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu/single.php?no=1017859&aktion=suche on 2020-Mar-29