Sigmavirgulina tortuosa (Brady, 1881)Class: Rotaliata Subclass: Rotaliana Order: Buliminida Family: Fursenkoinidae
found at Challenger Station 219A Micronesia + Philippine Basin off territorial waters from 15m 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 Sigmavirgulina tortuosa (Brady, 1881)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 52, Fig. 31
dataset number: FEU-1003459