Anomalinidae

Cibicidoides wuellerstorfi, from Foram Barcoding.

Belongs within: Rosalinida.

The Anomalinidae are a group of Foraminifera known from the Upper Triassic to the present (Loeblich & Tappan 1964b).

Characters (from Loeblich & Tappan 1964b): Test trochospiral to nearly planispiral, evolute on one or both sides; chambers simple; wall calcareous, coarsely perforate, granular in structure, bilamellar; primary aperture interiomarginal equatorial or somewhat extending onto spiral or umbilical sides, additional peripheral apertures may be present.

<==Anomalinidae [Anomalininae]
    |--Angulogavelinella Hofker 1957LT64
    |    `--*A. gracilis (Marsson 1878) [=Discorbina gracilis]LT64
    |--Boldia van Bellen in van den Bold 1946 [=Terquemia van Bellen 1946 nec Tate 1868 nec Van Veen 1932]LT64
    |    `--*B. lobata (Terquem 1882) [=Rotalina lobata, Anomalina lobata, *Terquemia lobata]LT64
    |--Holmanella Loeblich & Tappan 1962LT64
    |    `--*H. valmonteensis (Kleinpell 1938) [=Discorbinella valmonteensis]LT64
    |--Nummodiscorbis Hornibrook 1961LT64
    |    `--*N. novozealandica Hornibrook 1961LT64
    |--Paromalina Loeblich & Tappan 1957LT64
    |    |--*P. bilateralis Loeblich & Tappan 1957LT64
    |    `--P. coronata (Parker & Jones 1857)C94
    `--Anomalina d’Orbigny 1826 [incl. Aspidospira Ehrenberg 1844, Porospira Ehrenberg 1844]C40
         |--*A. punctulata d’Orbigny 1826C40
         |--*Porospira’ comes Ehrenberg 1844LT64
         |--A. coronataB64
         |--A. globulosaJW99
         |--A. grosserugosaC40
         |--A. henbestiM08
         |--A. miosuturalisB49
         `--A. nonionoides Parr 1932A68

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[A68] Albani, A. D. 1968. Recent Foraminiferida of the central coast of New South Wales. AMSA Handbook 1: 1–37.

[B49] Battey, M. H. 1949. The geology of the Tuakau-Mercer area, Auckland. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 77 (3): 429–455.

[B64] Brady, H. B. 1864. Notes on Foraminifera new to the British fauna. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 33 (Notices and Abstracts): 100–101.

[C94] Cedhagen, T. 1994. Taxonomy and biology of Hyrrokkin sarcophaga gen. et sp. n., a parasitic foraminiferan (Rosalinidae). Sarsia 79: 65–82.

[C40] Cushman, J. A. 1940. Foraminifera: Their classification and economic use 3rd ed. Harvard University Press: Cambridge (Massachusetts).

[JW99] Jian, Z.-M., L.-J. Wang, M. Kienast, M. Sarnthein, W. Kuhnt, H.-L. Lin & P.-X. Wang. 1999. Benthic foraminiferal paleoceanography of the South China Sea over the last 40,000 years. Marine Geology 156: 159–186.

[LT64] Loeblich, A. R., Jr & H. Tappan. 1964. Sarcodina: chiefly “thecamoebians” and Foraminiferida. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt C. Protista 2 vol. 2. The Geological Society of America and The University of Kansas Press.

[M08] McMillan, I. K. 2008. Reappraisal of foraminiferal assemblages of the Santonian–Campanian Mzamba Formation type section, and their correlation with the stratigraphic succession of the KwaZulu Basin. African Natural History 4: 25–34.

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