Cyclammina pusilla, copyright Hannes Grobe.

Belongs within: Lituolidae.

The Cyclammininae are a group of often planispiral Foraminifera known from the Jurassic to the present day (Loeblich & Tappan 1964).

Characters (from Loeblich & Tappan 1964): Planispiral to uncoiling; wall with reticulate near-surface meshwork beneath imperforate epidermal coating and commonly with labyrinthic interior; aperture single or multiple.

<==Cyclammininae [Choffatellinae] LT64
    |--Feurtillia Maync 1958 LT64
    |    `--*F. frequens Maync 1958 LT64
    |--Hemicyclammina Maync 1953 LT64
    |    `--*H. sigali Maync 1953 LT64
    |--Martiguesia Maync 1959 LT64
    |    `--*M. cyclamminiformis Maync 1959 LT64
    |--Mesoendothyra Dain 1958 LT64
    |    `--*M. izumiana Dain 1958 LT64
    |--Pseudochoffatella Deloffre 1961 LT64
    |    `--*P. cuvillieri Deloffre 1961 LT64
    |--Reticulophragmium Maync 1955 LT64
    |    `--*R. venezuelanum (Maync 1952) [=Alveolophragmium venezuelanum] LT64
    |--Torinosuella Maync 1959 LT64
    |    `--*T. peneropliformis (Yabe & Hanzawa 1926) [=Choffatella peneropliformis] LT64
    |--Pseudocyclammina Yabe & Hanzawa 1926 [=Pseudochoffatella Leupold & Maync 1935 (n. n.) non Deloffre 1961] LT64
    |    `--*P. lituus (Yokoyama 1890) [=Cyclammina lituus] LT64
    |--Choffatella Schlumberger 1905 LT64
    |    `--*C. decipiens Schlumberger 1905 LT64
    |--Alveolophragmium Shchedrina 1936 LT64
    |    |--*A. orbiculatum Shchedrina 1936 LT64
    |    `--A. indentatus (Voloshinova in Voloshinova & Budasheva 1961) (see below for synonymy) H03
    `--Cyclammina Brady 1879 LT64
         |--*C. cancellata Brady 1879 LT64
         |--C. elegans C40
         |--C. incisa H90
         |--C. japonica Asano 1950 H03
         |--C. pauciloculata C40
         |--C. pseudopusilla Hanagata 2003 H03
         |--C. pusilla H03
         `--C. rotundata H90

Alveolophragmium indentatus (Voloshinova in Voloshinova & Budasheva 1961) [=Haplophragmoides indentatus; incl. H. hatai Takayanagi in Scott et al. 2000] H03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[C40] Cushman, J. A. 1940. Foraminifera: Their classification and economic use 3rd ed. Harvard University Press: Cambridge (Massachusetts).

[H03] Hanagata, S. 2003. Miocene-Pliocene Foraminifera from the Niigata oil-fields region, northeastern Japan. Micropaleontology 49 (4): 293–340.

[H90] Hayward, B. W. 1990. Use of foraminiferal data in analysis of Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 20: 71–83.

[LT64] Loeblich, A. R., Jr & H. Tappan. 1964. Sarcodina: chiefly “thecamoebians” and Foraminiferida. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt C. Protista 2 vol. 1. The Geological Society of America and The University of Kansas Press.

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