Pyrgo simplexsp. (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Class: Miliolata  Subclass: Miliolana  Order: Miliolida  Family: Hauerinidae
found on the  Mauritanian Slope
   off West Africa   Mauritania
Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent
Ozan Formation
the specimen is picked and photographed by Michael Hesemann
the raw material was provided by Leon Hoffman,
View of a specimen of Pyrgo simplexsp. (d'Orbigny, 1846)

RV Maria S. Merian Cruise 16/3 Station 14853-1 (1252m depth)
scale bar 100µm
The identification is based upon:
 Papp, A., Schmidt, M.E., 1985: The Fossil Foraminifera of the Tertiary Basin of Vienna Revision of the monograph by Alcide d'Orbigny (1846). in Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, Band 37.   Plate 1, Fig. 184
dataset number: FEU-1019191
Citation: Hesemann, M., The Database (2021). Accessed at on 2021-04-16. doi: 10/dt5p