Moanammina semicircularis

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Monothalamea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Rhizaria
Clade: Retaria
Phylum: Foraminifera
Classis: Monothalamea

Ordo: -
Superfamilia: Xenophyophoroidea
Familia -
Genus: Moanammina
Species: M. semicircularis

Name edit

Moanammina Gooday & Holzmann in Gooday et al., 2020

ZooBank: 428B45A0-0FD0-4456-ACE1-61523C0BBA3A [nonfunctional]  
Type species: Moanammina semicircularis Gooday & Holzmann in Gooday et al., 2020 (type by original designation)
Etymology: From Moana (Hawaiian) meaning ‘a body of open water, in particular the sea’ and also referring to the R/V Kilo Moana, the ship from which the specimen on which this genus is based was collected, combined with άμμοζ (ámmos, Greek) meaning ‘sand’, referring to the agglutinated test. Gender feminine.

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