Rotaliata Subclass: Rotaliana Order: Elphidiida Family: Elphidiidae
found at Sydney Tasman Sea and Bass Strait Australia from 11-14m 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 Elphidium macellum (Fichtel and Moll, 1798)
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 110, Fig. 8
dataset number: FEU-1008326