Catalog - Higher taxa Catalog - Higher taxa


This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: pf_cat -> Higher taxa
Other pages this level: Higher taxa, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, Z, hidden

Higher taxa has 53 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 Globig :: 2 Parvul
Globigerinida Lankester 1885

Globotruncanida Arz, Arenillas & Gilabert in Arenillas et al. 2022
= pf_mesozoic
Guembelitriida Arenillas, Arz & Gilbert 2022

Heterohelicida Fursenko 1958

Praeplanctonidae Georgescu 2009

Family Group
Archaeoguembelitriidae Georgescu 2009

Bolivinoidea Glaessner 1937

Candeininae Cushman 1927
= Candeinidae
Cassigerinellinae Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan 1957

Catapsydracinae Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan 1957

Chiloguembelinidae Reiss, 1963
= Chiloguembelinidae
Chilostomellidae Brady, 1881
= Chilostomellidae
Conoglobigerinidae Simmons et al. 1997
= Conoglobigerinidae
Elhasaeliinae Hamam 1976

Eoglobigerinidae Blow 1979

Favuselloidea Longoria 1974
= Favusellidae
Globanomalinidae Loeblich & Tappan 1984
= Globanomalidae
Globigerinatellidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

Globigerinellidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

Globigerinelloididae Longoria 1974
= Globigerinelloididae
Globigerinidae Carpenter, Parker,&Jones, 1862
= Globigerinidae
Globigerinitinae Bermúdez 1961
= Globigerinitidae
Globoconusidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

Globoconusoidea BouDagher-Fadel 2012

Globoquadrinidae Blow 1979
= Globorotalidae
Globorotaliidae Cushman 1927
= Globorotaliidae
Globorotaloidinae Banner & Blow 1959

Globotruncanellidae Maslakova 1964

Globotruncanidae Brotzen 1942
= pf_mesozoic
Guembelitriinae Montanaro Gallitelli, 1957
= Guembelitriidae
Hantkeninidae Cushman 1927
= Hantkeninidae
Hastigerininae Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan 1957
= Hastigerinidae
Hedbergellidae Loeblich&Tappan, 1961

Helvetiellinae Longoria & Gamper 1984

Helvetoglobotruncaninae Lamolda 1976

Heterohelicidae Cushman 1927

Neoacarininidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

Obandyellini Fordham 1986

Orbulinidae Schultze 1854

Parvularuglobigerinidae Arenillas, Arz & Gilabert 2022

Higher taxa has 53 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 Globig :: 2 Parvul

Higher taxa

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Editors' Notes
Descriptions of taxa above generic level are listed here. Under the ICZN the family group inlcudes the ranks of Superfamily, Family, Subfamily and Tribe and a nmae described in any one of these ranks is also valid at any other of those ranks. So, where names have been used at more than one level within the family group they are listed here at the level they were originally described at. Significant sources for classification of planktonic foraminifera include Cushman (1927), Bolli et al. 1957, Banner & Blow (1959), Pearson et al. (2006), Boudagher-Fadel 2012, Wade et al. (2018). Arenillas et al. 2022 present an alternative classification, based on a different interpretation of the Palaeocene origins of various groups.


Arenillas, I., Arz, J. A. & Gilabert, V. (2022). An updated suprageneric classification of planktic foraminifera after growing evidence of multiple benthic-planktic transitions. Spanish Journal of Palaeontology. 37(1): 1-34. gs O

Banner, F. T. & Blow, W. H. (1959). The classification and stratigraphical distribution of the Globigerinaceae. Palaeontology. 2(1): 1-27. gs

Bolli, H. M., Loeblich, A. R. & Tappan, H. (1957). Planktonic foraminiferal families Hantkeninidae, Orbulinidae, Globorotaliidae and Globotruncanidae. In, Loeblich, A. R. , Jr., Tappan, H., Beckmann, J. P., Bolli, H. M., Montanaro Gallitelli, E. & Troelsen, J. C. (eds) Studies in Foraminifera. U.S. National Museum Bulletin . 215: 3-50. gs

BouDagher-Fadel, M. K. (2012). Biostratigraphic and Geological Significance of Planktonic Foraminifera (1st Edition). Elsevier., . 1-319. gs

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

Pearson, P. N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (2006a). Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, Cushman Foundation Special Publication. Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas. 1-514. gs

Wade, B. S., Olsson, R. K., Pearson, P. N., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) (2018a). Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 46: 1-524. gs


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