Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Rhizaria > Phylum Foraminifera > Class Globothalamea > Order Rotaliida > Superfamily Nonionoidea > Family Nonionidae > Subfamily Nonioninae > Genus Nonionella

Nonionella iridea Heron-Allen & Earland, 1932

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NonionellaRhumbler, 1949accepted genus name


original description

Heron-Allen, E., Earland, A. (1932) Some new Foraminifera from the South Atlantic. IV. Four new genera from South Georgia. Journal of the Royal Microscopial Society 52: 253-261.

basis of record

Gross, O. (2001). Foraminifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 60-75

additional source

Murray, J.W., Pudsey, C.J. 2004. Living (stained) and dead foraminifera from the newly ice-free Larsen Ice Shelf, Weddell Sea, Antarctica: ecology and taphonomy. Marine Micropaleontology 53, 67-81.

additional source

Gazdzicki,A., Majewski, W. 2003. Recent foraminifera from Goulden Cove of King George Island, Antarctica. Polish Polar Research 24 (1), 3-12.

additional source

Mackensen, A., Grobe. H., Kuhn, G., Fuetterer, D.K. 1990. Benthic foraminiferal assemblages from the eastern Weddell Sea between 68 and 73oS: distribution, ecology, and fossilization potential. Marine Micropaleontology 16, 241-283.

additional source

Cornelius, N., Gooday, A.J. (2004) ‘Live’(stained) deep-sea benthic foraminiferans in the western Weddell Sea: trends in abundance, diversity, and taxonomic composition along a depth transect. Deep-Sea Research II 51, 1571-1602.





External Links

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Gross, O. (2014). Nonionella iridea. In: Hayward, B.W., Cedhagen, T., Kaminski, M., Gross, O. (2014) World Foraminifera Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:113602




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