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Foraminifera

MANCH-231876

Holding institution:

Donor:

Halkyard, 9/11/1890

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Sigmoilopsis celata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 April 1873 - 3 April 1873

Form:

Microscope slide

Station:

32

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Chromista

Phylum:

Foraminifera

Class:

Tubothalamea

Order:

Miliolida

Family:

Hauerinidae

Genus:

Sigmoilopsis Finlay, 1947

Species:

Sigmoilopsis celata (Costa, 1855)

Synonyms:

Miliolina celata

Station/Area Information

Station:

32

Date collected:

03/04/1873

Area:

Off south of Bermuda Island

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

2250 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

31.82

Decimal Longitude:

-64.92

Surface Temperature:

68°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.7°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02805

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