Neocatena piriformis (Schroeder, Medioli and Scott, 1989)Class: Astrorhizata Subclass: Astrorhizana Order: Astrorhizida Family: Baculellidae
found at Challenger Station 244 central North Pacific off territorial waters
from 5300m 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 Neocatena piriformis (Schroeder, Medioli and Scott, 1989)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 27A, Fig. 1
dataset number: FEU-1002999