Subaxial section of Earlandia elegans, from here.

Belongs within: Nodosariida.

The Earlandiidae are a group of Foraminifera known from the Ordovician to the Carboniferous, with a free test that is tubular or uniserial (Loeblich & Tappan 1964).

Earlandiidae [Earlandiinae]
|--Lugtonia Cummings 1955LT64
| `--*L. concinna (Brady 1876) [=Nodosinella concinna]LT64
|--Saccamminopsis Sollas 1921 [incl. Carteria Brady in Moore 1870 nec Diesing 1866 nec Gray 1867]LT64
| `--S. fusulinaformis (M’Coy 1849) (see below for synonymy)LT64
|--Earlandia Plummer 1930LT64
| |--*E. perparva Plummer 1930LT64
| |--E. elegans (Rauser-Chernousova & Reitlinger in Rauser-Chernousova & Fursenko 1937)GAR03
| `--E. moderataCM01
|--Lobatiquinella Vachard 1994M13
`--Reitlingerlandia Vachard 1994M13

Saccamminopsis fusulinaeformis (M’Coy 1849) [=Nodosaria fusulinaformis; incl. Saccammina carteri Brady 1871, *Saccamminopsis carteri]LT64

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CM01] Cózar, P., & B. L. Mamet. 2001. Planohowchinia (Lasiodiscidae, Foraminiferida), a new Late Viséan genus, southwestern Spain. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 31 (3): 228–232.

[GAR03] Groves, J. R., D. Altiner & R. Rettori. 2003. Origin and early evolutionary radiation of the order Lagenida (Foraminifera). Journal of Paleontology 77 (5): 831–843.

[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. 1. The Geological Society of America and The University of Kansas Press.

[M13] Mikhalevich, V. I. 2013. New insight into the systematics and evolution of the Foraminifera. Micropaleontology 59 (6): 493–527.

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