Saracenaria volpicelli (Costa, 1855)Class: Nodosariata Subclass: Nodosariana Order: Vaginulinida Family: Vaginulinidae
found at Challenger Station 335 Tristan da Cunha and off British territories from 2606m depth, 32.24 S, 13.5. W
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 Saracenaria volpicelli (Costa, 1855)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Book Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 67, Fig. 9