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Geographic Distribution

Antarctic Convergence illustration Antarctic convergence

Bathymetric Specimen Dispersal

2 individual specimens found for Foveolaria elliptica.

Foveolaria elliptica   Species


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"Foveolaria elliptica, n. sp. (Pl. XXIII. fig. 5).

character.-Zoarium slender, composed of cylindrical forked branches. Front of zocia oval or broadly elliptical, border very wide, oral valve occupying rather more than the upper half of the membranous front. Ooecia large, prominent, subglobose, obscurely punctate. Avicularium horizontal, the mandible pointing obliquely to one side.

Habitat.-Station 162, off East Moncur Island, Bass Strait, 38 fathoms, sand and shells. Station 320, lat. 37° 17' S., long. 53° 52' W., 600 fathoms, green sand." (Busk, 1884: 68)

Geographic Distribution

off East Moncur Island, Bass Strait; between Falkland Islands and Rio de la Plata


Type Status Catalog No. Date Collected Location Coordinates Depth (m) Vessel
  19065 1/30/1966 Scotia Sea 54.1° S , 52.2° W 419 – 483 Eltanin R/V
  20938 9/18/1963 South Atlantic Ocean 56.1° S , 66.4° W 384 – 494 Eltanin R/V

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