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)
The identification is based upon:
Guðmundur Guðmundsson, Icelandic Institute of Natural History, 2020:
Götungar (Foraminifera), accessed February 2020 the internet at IINH, Plate n.a., Fig. n.a.
dataset number: FEU-1017859