Elphidium sp. ---
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Elphidiida  Family: Elphidiidae
 
found on the  Mauritanian Slope
 
   off West Africa   Mauritania
 

Station 14903-1 (414m depth) at N 17.548 W 16.662
Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent
 
the raw material was provided by Leon Hoffman, the specimens were picked by Michael Hesemann and the images are made by
 
View of a specimen of Elphidium sp. ---
 

scale bar 100µm
 
The identification is based upon:
 Milker, Yvonne and Schmiedl, Gerhard, 2012: A taxonomic guide to modern benthic shelf foraminifera of the western Mediterranean Sea Palaeontologia Electronica Vol. 15, Issue 2 16A 
link to the article 134 p. Plate , Fig. 27.25
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1018346
 
Citation: Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2021). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2021-02-27. doi: 10/dt5p