Family Soritidae Ehrenberg 1839

Foraminferea - Miliolida - Soritidae

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

See also Beavington-Penney and Racey 2004 and Loeblich and Tappan 1988

Sister taxa: Keramosphaeridae, Peneroplidae, Siphonoferidae

Subtaxa: Archaiasinae Fusarchaiasinae Marginopora Opertorbitolites Opertorbitolitinae Orbitolites Praerhapydionininae Pseudorhapydionina Pseudotaberina Soritinae

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Type: Sorites

Ecology: stationary epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), France (4), French Polynesia (1), Greece (2), Jordan (2), Maldives (1), the Marshall Islands (3), Mauritius (2), New Caledonia (2), Palau (1), the Seychelles (2), United States (5: Florida, Hawaii)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Comoros (1)

• Pliocene of Egypt (5), Greece (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Jamaica (1), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (1), Cuba (1), Haiti (1), India (7), Indonesia (4), Iran (1), Israel (1), Libya (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Somalia (2), Sri Lanka (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Haiti (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (6), United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Libya (4), Mexico (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Somalia (1), Spain (8), Turkey (1)

• Cretaceous of Croatia (16), Egypt (1), Italy (43), Lebanon (4), Slovenia (2), Turkey (16)

Total: 184 collections including 261 occurrences

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