Nummoloculina contraria (d'Orbigny, 1846)Class: Miliolata Subclass: Miliolana Order: Miliolida Family: Hauerinidae
found at Hebrides off west of Ireland UK from 128-183m depth
Geological Time: Quaternary Holocene recent
The scan of this drawing from Bradys HMS Challenger Report is made by Dr. David Bossard and used by his permission.
© Dr. David C. Bossard, 19thcenturyscience.org.
HMS Challenger Collection
View of a specimen of Nummoloculina contraria (d'Orbigny, 1846)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 11, Fig. 10b
dataset number: FEU-1002574