Candeinidae


Classification: pf_cenozoic -> Candeinidae
Sister taxa: Globigerinidae, Globorotalidae, Hantkeninidae, Truncorotaloididae, Globanomalidae, Hastigerinidae, Globigerinitidae, Candeinidae, Guembelitrioidea, Benthic origins, hidden,
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-300Ma) Granddaughter taxa
Sutural apertures:

Taxonomy

Citation: Candeinidae Cushman 1927
Rank: family
Type species: Candeina nitida
Taxonomic discussion: Pearson et al. (2018, p.431) exclude Candeina from the Globigerinitidae: " The modern species Candeina nitida is genetically close to Globigerinita (Ujiié and Lipps, 2009) and a close relationship has also been suggested from the fossil record (Blow 1969, 1979). However, our own observations (unpublished) indicate that Candeina has a very different wall texture. Further detailed investigation of both the genetics and morphology may determine whether Candeina should be included in the Globigerinitoidea." If Candeina was included with the other micropeforates then the family Candeinidae would have priority."

Catalog entries: Candeinidae [not in catalog yet]

Type images:

Distinguishing features: Microperforate with sutural apertures (and possibly a separate evolutionary origin)

NB These concise distinguishing features statements are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus.
They are being edited as the site is developed and comments on them are especially welcome.

Description

Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Most likely ancestor: Globigerinitidae - at confidence level 3 (out of 5). Data source: Candeina is thought to have evolved from Globigerinita.

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in lower part of Messinian Stage (34% up, 6.6Ma, in Messinian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Cushman, J.A., (1927). An outline of a re-classification of the Foraminifera. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research, 3: 1-105.

Pearson, P.N.; Wade, B.S. & Huber, B.T., (2018). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Oligocene Globigerinitidae (Dipsidripella, Globigerinita, and Tenuitella). In: Wade, B.S. et al. (Editors), Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research Special Pulbication. 46, pp. 429-459.


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Candeinidae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-12-2018

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