Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875Class: Astrorhizata Subclass: Astrorhizana Order: Astrorhizida Family: Psammosphaeridae
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. 63 (1125m depth).
It was provided by K. Jesulke and Dr. J. Taylor from the DZMB, Senckenberg am Meer
View of a specimen of Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera in Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 18, Fig. 2
dataset number: FEU-1017867