†family Elphidiidae Galloway 1933 (foram)

Rotaliina - Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae

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

See also Gibson 1983

Sister taxa: Calcarinidae, Rotaliidae

Subtaxa: Cellanthus Elphidiinae

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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 (6), 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 (3), 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), Ukraine (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), Iran (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: 231 collections including 407 occurrences

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