Tuberitinidae

Tuberitina bulbacea, copyright AMNH.

Belongs within: Parathuramminida.

The Tuberitinidae are a group of Palaeozoic microfossils of uncertain affinities known from the Silurian to the Permian (Vachard et al. 2001). An alternation between free and attached generations has been identified for at least some members of the group (Munnecke et al. 2000), with the attached generation being composed of one or more subhemispherical chambers (Loeblich & Tappan 1964).

Tuberitinidae [Tuberitinaceae, Tuberitininae]VH01
| i. s.: Eotuberitina Miklukho-Maclay 1958MSV00
| `--*E. reitlingerae Miklukho-Maklay 1958 (see below for synonymy)LT64
| Diplosphaerina Derville 1931MSV00
| `--D. inaequalis (Derville 1931)VH01
| Illigata Bykova 1956LT64
| `--*I. annae Bykova 1956LT64
| Tubeporina Pronina 1960LT64
| `--*T. gloriosa Pronina 1960LT64
|--Tuberitina Galloway & Harlton 1928LT64 (see below for synonymy)
| |--*T. bulbacea Galloway & Harlton 1928LT64
| |--T. collosa Reitlinger 1950VH01 [=*Paratuberitina collosaLT64]
| `--T. maljavkini Mikhaylov 1939 [=*Neotuberitina maljavkini]LT64
`--HemithurammininaeM13

*Eotuberitina reitlingerae Miklukho-Maklay 1958 [=Tuberitina maljavkini Reytlinger 1950 non Mikhaylov 1939, T. reitlingerae]LT64

Tuberitina Galloway & Harlton 1928LT64 [incl. Neotuberitina Miklukho-Maklay 1958LT64, Paratuberitina Miklukho-Maklay 1957LT64; TuberitininaeM13]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[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.

[MSV00] Munnecke, A., T. Servais & D. Vachard. 2000. A new family of calcareous microfossils from the Silurian of Gotland, Sweden. Palaeontology 43 (6): 1153–1172.

[VH01] Vachard, D., M. Hauser, R. Martini, L. Zaninetti, A. Matter & T. Peters. 2001. New algae and problematica of algal affinity from the Permian of the Aseelah Unit of the Batain Plain (East Oman). Geobios 34 (4): 375–404.

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