Foraminifera taxon details

Globorotaliidae Cushman, 1927

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  1. Genus Berggrenia Parker, 1976
  2. Genus Clavatorella Blow, 1965 †
  3. Genus Dentigloborotalia Brummer, 1988
  4. Genus Fohsella Bandy, 1972 †
  5. Genus Globoconella Bandy, 1975
  6. Genus Globorotalia Cushman, 1927
  7. Genus Neogloboquadrina Bandy, Frerichs & Vincent, 1967
  8. Genus Dentagloborotalia Hemleben, Spindler & Anderson, 1989 accepted as Dentigloborotalia Brummer, 1988 (Considered nomen nudum by Haman, 1992)
  9. Genus Deshayesulus Fordham, 1986 † (unaccepted > nomen nudum, No description)
  10. Genus Ehrenbergellus Fordham, 1986 † (unaccepted > nomen nudum, No description)
  11. Genus Hirsutella Bandy, 1972 accepted as Obandyella Haman, Huddleston & Donahue, 1981 accepted as Globorotalia Cushman, 1927 (unaccepted > junior homonym)
  12. Genus Neoacarinina Thompson, 1973 accepted as Globorotalia Cushman, 1927 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, Opinion of Brummer and Kucera (2022))
  13. Genus Obandyella Haman, Huddleston & Donahue, 1981 accepted as Globorotalia Cushman, 1927 (Subjective junior synonym in opinion of Loeblich & Tappan, 1987 nomen novum pro Globorotalia (Hirsutella), junior homonym of Hirsurtella Cooper & Muir-Wood, 1951 (Brachiopoda))
  14. Genus Planorotalia Morozova, 1957 accepted as Globorotalia Cushman, 1927 (Opinion of Loeblich & Tappan, 1987)
  15. Genus Truncorotalia Cushman & Bermúdez, 1949 accepted as Globorotalia Cushman, 1927 (Popular usage)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2021). World Foraminifera Database. Globorotaliidae Cushman, 1927. Accessed at: on 2024-02-21
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basis of record Gross, O. (2001). Foraminifera, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 60-75 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Loeblich, A. R.; Tappan, H. (1987). Foraminiferal Genera and their Classification. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York. 970pp., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Diagnosis Test trochospiral, subglobular to lenticular, or compressed; wall surface smooth to moderately pustulose, nonmuricate and nonspinose, surface of the adult may have a secondarily formed thick calcite crust; aperture interiomarginal, umbilical-extraumbilical, with rim or flaplike lip. Paleocene to Holocene. (Loeblich & Tappan, 1987, Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification) [details]
Japanese グロボロタリア科  [details]