Ammodiscus cretaceus (Reuss, 1845)
 
Class: Spirillinata  Subclass: Ammodiscana  Order: Ammodiscida  Family: Ammodiscidae
 
found in a core of  ODP Leg 123 Site 765
 
   off West Australia   off territorial waters
 
Site 765
Geological Time: Cretaceous  Lower Cretaceous  Barremian
 
the images are published under public domain in the below cited scientific report of the
 
 
View of a specimen of Ammodiscus cretaceus (Reuss, 1845)
 
The identification is based upon:
 Kaminski, M.A., Gradstein, F.M., and Geroch, S., 1992: Uppermost Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous deep-water benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Site 765 on the Argo Abyssal Plain. Gradstein, F.M., Ludden, J.N., et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 123: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 239–269.   Plate 2, Fig. 2
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1008951
 
 
Citation:
Kaminski, M.A., Gradstein, F.M., and Geroch, S., 1992: Uppermost Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous deep-water benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Site 765 on the Argo Abyssal Plain. Gradstein, F.M., Ludden, J.N., et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 123: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 239–269. Plate 2, Fig 2