Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875Class: Astrorhizata Subclass: Astrorhizana Order: Astrorhizida Family: Psammosphaeridae
found at Challenger Station 285to286 French Polynesia and off off territorial waters from 4270-4343m 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 Psammosphaera fusca Schulze, 1875
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 18, Fig. 2