Operculina gaimardi Deshayes, 1832Class: Rotaliata Subclass: Rotaliana Order: Nummulitida Family: Nummulitidae
found at Challenger Station 218A Micronesia + Philippine Basin Papua New Guinea from 29-46m 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 Operculina gaimardi Deshayes, 1832
The identification is based upon:
Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. Plate 112, Fig. 10
dataset number: FEU-1008700