Longitudinal axial section (left) and external view of Climacammina textulariforme, from Loeblich & Tappan (1964).

Belongs within: Nodosariana.

The Palaeotextulariidae are a group of primarily biserial Foraminifera known from the Carboniferous and Permian. In some genera (Palaeotextularia and Deckerellina) the test remained biserial throughout, but in others (Climacammina, Cribrogenerina and Palaeobigenerina) it became uniserial in later stages of development (Loeblich & Tappan 1964).

Characters (from Loeblich & Tappan 1964): Test biserial or may become uniserial; wall granular calcareous, with inner layer and thin adventitious coating; aperture simple or multiple.

<==Palaeotextulariidae [Cribrostomatidae, Koskinobigenerininae, Palaeotextulariinae, Palaeotextularioidea]LT64
    |--Consorbinella Mamet & Pinard 1992M13
    |--Halenia Conil 1980 non Borkhausen 1796 (ICBN)R-CB96
    |--Deckerellina Reitlinger 1950R-CB96
    |    `--*D. istiensis Reitlinger 1950R-CB96
    |--Deckerella Cushman & Waters 1928R-CB96
    |    `--*D. clavata Cushman & Waters 1928R-CB96 [=Climacammina clavataLT64]
    |--Monogenerina Spandel 1901R-CB96
    |    `--*M. atava Spandel 1901R-CB96 [=Nodosinella atavaLT64]
    |--Cribrostomum Moeller 1879R-CB96
    |    |--*C. textulariforme Moeller 1879R-CB96 [=Climacammina textulariformeLT64]
    |    |--C. bradyiC40
    |    `--C. speciosusZP86
    |--Palaeotextularia Schubert 1921LT64
    |    |--*P. schellwieni Galloway & Rynicker 1930 (see below for synonymy)LT64
    |    |--P. consobrinaR79
    |    |--P. grahamensisLT64
    |    `--P. longiseptataCM01
    |--Cribrogenerina Schubert 1908LT64
    |    |  i. s.: C. leonhardi [=Bigenerina leonhardi]LT64
    |    |         C. wysogorskyi [=Bigenerina wysogorskyi]LT64
    |    |--*C. (Cribrogenerina) sumatrana (Volz 1904) [=Bigenerina sumatrana, B. sumatrensis Volz 1904]LT64
    |    `--C. (Palaeobigenerina Galloway 1933)R-CB96
    |         `--C. (*P.) geyeri (Schellwien 1898) [=Bigenerina geyeri]R-CB96
    `--Climacammina Brady 1873R-CB96 (see below for synonymy)
         |--*C. antiqua (Brady in Young & Armstrong 1871) [=Textularia antiqua]LT64
         |--C. cribrigeraG31
         |--C. cylindricaC40
         |--‘Cribrostomum’ gracile Möller 1879 [=*Moellerina gracilis]LT64
         |--C. krizi [=Cribrogenerina krizi]LT64
         |--C. patulaR79
         |--C. priscaR79
         `--C. protentaG31

Climacammina Brady 1873R-CB96 [=Climaccamina Scudder 1882LT64; incl. Koskinobigenerina Eickhoff 1968R-CB96, Moellerina Eimer & Fickert 1899 nec Ulrich 1886 nec Schellwien 1898LT64]

*Palaeotextularia schellwieni Galloway & Rynicker 1930 [incl. Textularia texulariformis Schellwein 1898 non Cribrostomum textulariforme Möller 1879]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.

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

[G31] Grabau, A. W. 1931. The Permian of Mongolia: A report on the Permian fauna of the Jisu Honguer limestone of Mongolia and its relations to the Permian of other parts of the world. American Museum of Natural History: New York.

[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.

[R-CB96] Rauzer-Chernousova, D. M., F. R. Bensh, M. V. Vdovenko, N. B. Gibshman, E. Y. Leven, O. A. Lipina, E. A. Reitlinger, M. N. Solovieva & I. O. Chedija. 1996. Spravočnik po Sistematike Foraminifer Paleozoâ (Èndotiroidy, Fuzulinoidy). Rossijskaâ Akademiâ Nauk, Geologičeskij Institut, Moskva “Nauka”.

[R79] Ross, C. A. 1979. Carboniferous. In: Robison, R. A., & C. Teichert (eds) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt A. Introduction. Fossilisation (Taphonomy), Biogeography and Biostratigraphy pp. A254–A290. The Geological Society of America, Inc.: Boulder (Colorado), and The University of Kansas: Lawrence (Kansas).

[ZP86] Zhang, R., & J. Pojeta Jr. 1986. New bivalves from the Datang Stage, Lower Carboniferous, Guangdong Province, China. Journal of Paleontology 60 (3): 669–679.

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