Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Nonionida  Family: Nonionidae
 
 
   South of Iceland   off territorial waters
 
Steinaholl hydrothermal vent field
Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent
 
The specimen is picked and the image is made by Dieter Ketelsen.

The raw material was collected during IceAGE RR cruise MSM75 at St. 222 (290.6m depth).
It was provided by K. Jesulke and Dr. J. Taylor from the DZMB,
 
View of a specimen of Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
 

slender variant
 
The identification is based upon:
 Cushman, J., A., 1930: The Foraminifera of the Atlantic Ocean. Part 7. Nonionidae, Camerinidae, Peneroplidae and Alveolinellidae.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 104.  Plate 2, Fig. 1-2
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1018987
 
Citation: Hesemann, M., The Foraminifera.eu Database (2021). Accessed at http://www.foraminifera.eu on 2021-02-26. doi: 10/dt5p