Elphidium Monfort 1808 (foram)

Rotaliina - Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae

Parent taxon: Elphidiinae according to A. R. Loeblich and H. Tappan 1984

See also Asano 1949, Dorreen 1948, Gibson 1983, Margerel 2012, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1997

Sister taxa: Cribroelphidium, Rolshausenia

Subtaxa: Elphidium advenum Elphidium asagaiense Elphidium californicum Elphidium discoidale Elphidium ingressans Elphidium lanieri Elphidium latispatium Elphidium latispatium pontium Elphidium margaritaceum Elphidium neocrespinae Elphidium nitidium Elphidium oceanicum Elphidium omotoensis Elphidium sagrum Elphidium simplex Elphidium yumotoense

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections), Australia (2), Canada (14: Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Ecuador (1), Egypt (3), France (4), Greece (2), Iceland (1), India (3), Italy (5), Mauritius (1), Panama (1), Poland (3), the Seychelles (1), Sweden (1), United States (17: Alaska, Florida, Maryland, New York, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Egypt (10), Greece (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), South Africa (2), Taiwan (1), United States (3: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Australia (2), Austria (7), Cuba (1), Egypt (1), Germany (63), India (6), Indonesia (1), Iran (3), Israel (1), Italy (7), Kazakhstan (2), Kenya (1), Libya (2), Malaysia (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (3), Panama (2), Poland (1), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (4), Spain (1), United States (5: California, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi)

• Oligocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Norway (3), Oman (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Japan (1), Libya (3), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: California, Florida, Louisiana/Texas, Washington)

Total: 226 collections including 394 occurrences

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