Reference numberPT/72/5/10
TitlePlate, 'Foraminifera of the North Atlantic' by G West
DescriptionPrinted version of Plate XVI containing figures 1-52 showing the forms of various foraminifera found in the North Atlantic Ocean, many of which are magnified. Specimens represented include Nodosaria raphanus, Nodosaria scalaris, Dentalina consobrina, Cristellaria crepidula, Cristellaria cultrata, Lagena sulcata, Lagena caudata, Lagena laevis, Lagena globosa, Lagena squamosa, Lagena marginata, Orbulina universa, Globigerina bulloides, Globigerina inflata, Truncatulina lobatula, Planorbulina mediterranensis, Planorbulina haidingerii, Planorbulina ungeriana, Discorbina berthelotiana, Discorbma rosacea, Rotalia beccarii, Rotalia soldanii, Rotalia orbicularis, Pulvinulina menardii, Pulvinulina karsteni, Pulvinulina micheliniana, Pulvinulina elegans, Pulvinulina canariensis, Pulvinulina pauperata, and Sphaeroidina bulloides. Original illustrations for these foraminifera are found at PT/72/5/5.

Subject: Oceanography

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On some foraminifera from the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, including Davis Straits and Baffin's Bay'.

Communicated by Prof [Thomas Henry] Huxley. Received by the Royal Society on 26 April 1864. Read 12 May 1864.
Physical descriptionPrinted drawings on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0055
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1865.0006
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/170
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6176Parker; William Kitchen (1823 - 1890)1823 - 1890
NA6361Jones; Thomas Rupert (1819 - 1911)1819 - 1911
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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