Gephyrocapsa ornata
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This species reflects the ornamentation, with an elevated bridge spanning the central area (in pink). Whilst a number of Gephyrocapsa species have been described, and Gephyrocapsa oceanica is widely distributed, Gephyrocapsa ornata is very rare.

Details: Specimen from the Alboran Sea, western Mediterranean (R/V Hesperides cruise Mater II, station 44)
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