Foraminifera

Foraminiferans
Phylum Foraminifera dOrbigny, 1826

et: foraminifeerid; fi: huokoseläimet; sv: foraminiferer;

Taxon ID: 32 / 2015-11-24
Belongs to: Protista
Sister taxa: Dinoflagellata | Radiolaria
Contains: Ammolagena | Amphitremoida | Archaeochitina | Astrorhiza | Blastammina | Hyperammina | Ordovicina | Psammosphaera | Pseudoastrorhiza | Sorosphaera | Stegnammina | Textulariina | Thurammina
Baltoscandian species (in database): 22

List of Baltoscandian species (may not be complete, up to 1000 species displayed)

  1. Ammolagena silurica |
  2. Amphitremoida citroniforma |
  3. Archaeochitina gotlandica |
  4. Archaeochitina hyalina |
  5. Blastammina fenestrata |
  6. Blastammina polyedra |
  7. Blastammina polymorpha |
  8. Hyperammina baltica |
  9. Hyperammina harrisi |
  10. Ordovicina monostoma | Ordovician
  11. Ordovicina oligostoma |
  12. Platysolenites antiquissimus | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  13. Platysolenites cooperi |
  14. Platysolenites lontova | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  15. Platysolenites spiralis | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  16. Psammosphaera cava |
  17. Psammosphaera rugosa |
  18. Pseudoastrorhiza silurica |
  19. Sorosphaera geometrica |
  20. Sorosphaera tricella |
  21. Stegnammina moremani |
  22. Thurammina asymmetrica |

Selection of related publications

  • McIlroy & Brasier, 2016. Ichnological evidence for the Cambrian explosion in the Ediacaran to Cambrian succession of Tanafjord, Finnmark, northern Norway [DOI]
  • McIlroy et al., 2001. Palaeobiology and evolution of the earliest agglutinated Foraminifera: Platysolenites, Spirosolenites and related forms [DOI]
  • Lipps, 1992. Proterozoic and Cambrian Skeletonized Protists
  • Posti, 1978. New finds of platysolenitids and gastropods from the Lontova Stage of Estonia
  • Mens & Pirrus, 1977. Stratotypes of the Cambrian Formations of Estonia
  • Jankauskas & Posti, 1973. Micropaleontological characteristic of the stratotype sections of the Estonian Lower Cambrian
  • Korkutis, 1966. Tubicolous Worms of the Lower Cambrian of the South of the East Baltic territory
  • Öpik, 1926. Über den estländischen Blauen Ton
  • Yanichevsky, 1926. Sur les restes des Tubicola de l'argile cambrien