Family Lituolidae de Blainville 1825 (foram)

Haplophragmiina - Lituolacea - Lituolidae

Parent taxon: Lituolacea according to J.-P. Margerel 2012

See also Loeblich and Tappan 1988 and Wienrich 1997

Sister taxa: Ammobaculinidae, Ammosphaeroidinidae, Discamminidae, Flatschkofelia, Haplophragmoiidae, Hauraniidae, Lituotubidae, Mayncinidae, Nautiloculinidae, Oxinoxisidae, Placopsilinidae, Sphaeramminidae

Subtaxa: Ammoastutinae Ammomarginulina Bdelloidina Cribrostomoides Cyclammina Haddonia Lituola Lituosepta Orbitopsella Placopsilininae

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (3 collections)

• Pliocene of Italy (2), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (3), Romania (2), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Indonesia (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Norway (3), Oman (1), the Russian Federation (5), Slovenia (1), Spain (1), United States (4: California)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), Italy (4), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (12), United States (8: Alaska, California, Louisiana, Louisiana/Texas, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Croatia (1), Denmark (1), Italy (2), Slovakia (4), Slovenia (1), Spain (3)

• Cretaceous of Austria (3), Canada (3: Alberta), Egypt (7), France (2), Germany (5), Italy (25), Oman (1), Poland (1), Portugal (9), the Russian Federation (6), Somalia (2), South Africa (2), Spain (1), Turkey (1), USSR (4)

• Jurassic of Egypt (2), Italy (5), Morocco (2), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovenia (3), Thailand (1)

• Triassic of Australia (2), Austria (4), Italy (1), Thailand (1)

Total: 174 collections including 203 occurrences

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