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Loxostomum truncatum Phleger and Parker, 1951       

Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Bolivinitida  Family: Loxostomatidae
Taxon Profile

found in a core of ODP Leg 149   off Biscaya and Iberia   Portugal   Site 898

Geological Time: Neogene  Miocene  


the images are published under public domain in the below cited scientific report of the IODP, ODP and DSDP

View of a specimen of Loxostomum truncatum Phleger and Parker, 1951


The identification is based upon:
Collins, E.S., Scott, D.B. and Zhang, J., 1996: Quaternary and Neogene Benthic Foraminifers from Sites 898 and 900, Iberia Abyssal Plain. in Whitmarsh, R.B., Sawyer, D.S., Klaus, A., and Masson, D.G. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 149: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). Plate 3, Fig. 1

                       



Citation:
Collins, E.S., Scott, D.B. and Zhang, J., 1996: Quaternary and Neogene Benthic Foraminifers from Sites 898 and 900, Iberia Abyssal Plain. in Whitmarsh, R.B., Sawyer, D.S., Klaus, A., and Masson, D.G. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 149: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). Plate 3, Fig. 1