Hoeglundina elegans (d'Orbigny, 1826)
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Rotaliana  Order: Robertinida  Family: Epistominidae
 
found on the bottom of the  Green Canyon

3: Alaminos Canyon
   Gulf of Mexico   USA
 
Geological Time: Quaternary  Holocene  recent

 
 
View of a specimen of Hoeglundina elegans (d'Orbigny, 1826)
scale bar 50 ┬Ám
 
The identification is based upon:
 Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E. Smith., 2009: Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study MMS 2009-013   Plate 77, Fig. 
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1023625
 
 
Citation:
Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E. Smith., 2009: Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study MMS 2009-013 Plate 77, Fig