Equatorial section and external views of Tournayella spectabilis, from Loeblich & Tappan (1964).

Belongs within: Fusulinida.

The Tournayellidae are a group of planispiral Foraminifera known from the Upper Devonian to the Upper Permian (Loeblich & Tappan 1964).

Characters (from Loeblich & Tappan 1964): Test free, proloculus followed by planispirally enrolled tubular second chamber, subseptate, with slight protuberances or incipient septa forming pseudochambers; wall calcareous, granular, and may have agglutinated inclusions; aperture simple or cribrate.

<==Tournayellidae (see below for synonymy) LT64
    |--Brunsiina Lipina in Dain & Grozdilova 1953 LT64
    |    `--*B. uralica Lipina in Dain & Grozdilova 1953 LT64
    |--Forschia Mikhaylov 1939 LT64
    |    `--*F. subangulata (von Möller 1879) [=Spirillina subangulata, S. angulata (l. c.)] LT64
    |--Forschiella Mikhaylov 1935 LT64
    |    `--*F. prisca Mikhaylov 1935 LT64
    |--Lituotubella Rauzer-Chernousova 1948 LT64
    |    `--*L. glomospiroides Rauzer-Chernousova 1948 LT64
    |--Gourisina Reichel 1945 LT64
    |    `--*G. broennimanni Reichel 1945 LT64
    |--Glomospiroides Reytlinger 1950 [incl. Glomospirella Reytlinger 1950 non Plummer 1945] LT64
    |    |--*G. fursenkoi Reytlinger 1950 [=*G. fursenki] LT64
    |    `--G. borealis (Reytlinger 1950) [=*Glomospirella borealis] LT64
    `--Tournayella Dain in Dain & Grozdilova 1953 (see below for synonymy) LT64
         |--*T. discoidea Dain in Dain & Grozdilova 1953 LT64
         |--T. cepeki (Vašíček & Ružička 1957) [=*Cepekia cepeki] LT64
         |--T. segmentata Dain in Dain & Grozdilova 1953 [=*Septatournayella segmentata] LT64
         `--T. spectabilis (Dain in Dain & Grozdilova 1953) [=*Carbonella spectabilis] LT64

Tournayella Dain in Dain & Grozdilova 1953 [incl. Carbonella Dain in Dain & Grozdilova 1953, Cepekia Vašíček & Ružička 1957, Septatournayella Lipina 1955] LT64

Tournayellidae [Forschiidae, Forschiinae, Forshiinae, Glomospirellinae, Teurnayellidae, Tournauellinae, Tournayellinae] LT64

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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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