STAINFORTHIA FEYLINGI NEW SPECIES FROM ARCTIC TO SUBARCTIC ENVIRONMENTS, PREVIOUSLY RECORDED AS STAINFORTHIA SCHREIBERSIANA (CZJZEK)
Published:May 11, 1994
Karen Luise Knudsen, Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz, 1994. "STAINFORTHIA FEYLINGI NEW SPECIES FROM ARCTIC TO SUBARCTIC ENVIRONMENTS, PREVIOUSLY RECORDED AS STAINFORTHIA SCHREIBERSIANA (CZJZEK)", Late Cenozoic Benthic Foraminifera: Taxonomy, Ecology and Stratigraphy. In honour of Rolf W. Feyling-Hanssen on his 75th Birthday. July 24, 1993, Hans Petter Sejrup, Karen Luise Knudsen
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The name Stainforthia (or Fursenkoina) schreibersiana (Czjzek) has been used for specimens found in Recent and Pleistocene deposits from arctic and subarctic environments as well as Tertiary deposits from Europe. An examination of specimens assigned to Stainforthia schreibersiana has revealed that the specimens belong to two different species: the fossil species from European sites of Tertiary age belongs to Fursenkoina acuta (d’Orbigny) (senior synonym to Fursenkoina schreibersiana (Czjzek)), while the Recent and Pleistocene cold water specimens are here assigned to the new species Stainforthia feylingi. The species is named in honour of Rolf Wilhelm Feyling-Hanssen who has been a pioneer of Quaternary foraminiferal studies in Scandinavia.