Newly discovered foraminifera species named after Viennese paleonthologist

By November 16, 2020News

A research group including Petra Heinz and Patrik Bukenberger discovered a new foraminifera species and named it after the paleonthologist Peter Pervesler: Turrispirillina pervesleri. You can read more about the foraminifera found on the Gakkel Ridge in the Arctic Ocean and about Pervesler in this article by the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy, University of Vienna, and in this publication in the Journal of Foraminiferal Research, fresh off the press: Bukenberger, Heinz & Wollenburg 2020.

(c) Patrik Bukenberger