Elphidiella arctica

Elphidiella arctica (Parker & Jones 1864)

Elphidiella arctica (Parker & Jones). Knudsen 1971, p 284 pl 14 fig 1.

Elphidiella arctica 1

  • Adult specimen, side view.
  • Collected: summer 1991, RV Akademik Karpinski, SW Kara Sea off Novaya Zemlya, 72 mwd, modern mud.
  • Rose Bengal stained

Remarks:

Inhabits high-energy, full-saline arctic environments at ~20-200 mwd; commonly found attached. Juvenile specimens not observed; we suspect this form could be overgrown Elphidium subarcticum.

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