Ophthalmidium K├╝bler and Zwingli 1870

Foraminferea - Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae

Alternative spelling: Ophtalmidium

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

See also Broglio Loriga et al. 1999, Kiessling 2003, Loeblich and Tappan 1988 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cornuloculina, Edentostomina, Eoophthalmidium, Gsollbergella, Hydrania, Karaburunia, Ophthalmina, Paraophthalmidium, Praeophthalmidium, Spirophthalmidium

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Egypt (3)

• Eocene of Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Croatia (1), Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (2)

• Jurassic of Austria (6), Bulgaria (1), France (5), Germany (6), Italy (4), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (8), Slovenia (2), Spain (2), Switzerland (1)

• Triassic of Australia (3), Austria (13), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (12), Germany (3), Hungary (2), India (3), Indonesia (2), Iran (3), Italy (20), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Oman (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovakia (9), Spain (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (15), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 145 collections including 211 occurrences

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