Discospirina italica (Costa, 1856)Class: Miliolata Subclass: Miliolana Order: Miliolida Family: Discospirinidae
found at Porcupine Station 24 west of Ireland off territorial waters from 199m 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 Discospirina italica (Costa, 1856)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 15, Fig. 6b
dataset number: FEU-1002632