Species found in “Antarctica, McMurdo Sound” (5)

Psammophaga magnetica

Order “"monothalamids"” > Family “Clade E” > Genus “Psammophaga

Description Pawlowski, J., Majewski, W., 2011, J. Foram. Res., 41, 3-13 (2.55 MB)
Further reference Pawlowski, J., Holzmann, M., Berney, C., Fahrni, J., Cedhagen, T., Bowser, S.,S., 2002, J. For. Res., 32, 334-343 (123 KB)

General description

Elongate organic test withtransparent reflective wall. The cell body is white and transparent with fine granules and numerous mineral particles, which are concentrated at the apertural end. A great majority of the mineral particles consist of magnetite and titanoferous magnetite.

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Psammophaga magnetica Psammophaga magnetica
14 specimens

Trifarina earlandi

Order “Rotaliida” > Family “Uvigerinidae” > Genus “Trifarina

Original description Parr, W., J., 1950, Repts., Adelaide, ser. B, pt. 6, 5, 340
Further reference Schweizer, M., Pawlowski, J., Duijnstee, I., A., P., Kouwenhoven, T., J., van der Zwaan, G., J., 2005, Mar. Micropal., 57, 51-67 (919 KB)

General description

Subfusiform test lobulate periphery, chambers inflated and overlapping, wall ornamented by narrow, strong costae, aperture with a flaring lip at the end of a short neck.

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Uvigerina earlandi
3 specimens