Miliolata Subclass: Miliolana Order: Soritida Family: Alveolinidae
found at off Ascension Ascension to St. Helena British territories coral sand
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 Borelis melo (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 17, Fig. 15