Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Rhizaria > Phylum Foraminifera > Class Globothalamea > Order Rotaliida > Superfamily Bolivinoidea > Family Bolivinidae

Bolivina d'Orbigny, 1843

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Brizalina Costa, 1856 synonym


Bolivina alata (Seguenza, 1862)
Bolivina albatrossi Cushman, 1922
Bolivina arctica Herman, 1973
Bolivina britannica MacFadyen, 1942
Bolivina catanensis Seguenza, 1862
Bolivina cincta Heron-Allen & Earland, 1932
Bolivina compacta Sidebottom, 1905
Bolivina compressa (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Bolivina difformis (Williamson, 1858)
Bolivina dilatata Reuss, 1850
Bolivina earlandi Parr, 1950
Bolivina inflata Heron-Allen & Earland, 1913
Bolivina lowmani Phleger & Parker, 1951
Bolivina minima Phleger & Parker, 1951
Bolivina ordinaria Phleger & Parker, 1952
Bolivina pacifica Cushman & McCulloch, 1942
Bolivina persiensis Lutze, 1974
Bolivina plicata d'Orbigny, 1839
Bolivina pseudoplicata Heron-Allen & Earland, 1930
Bolivina pygmaea (Brady, 1881)
Bolivina skagerrakensis Qvale & Nigam, 1985
Bolivina spathulata (Williamson, 1858)
Bolivina striatula Cushman, 1922
Bolivina subaenariensis Cushman, 1922
Bolivina subspinescens Cushman, 1922
Bolivina superba Emiliani, 1949
Bolivina thalmanni Renz, 1948
Bolivina tongi Cushman, 1929
Bolivina variabilis (Williamson, 1858)


basis of record

Gross, O. (2001). Foraminifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 60-75

additional source

Nomenclator Zoologicus

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Gooday, A.J., Bowser, S.S., Bernhard, J.M. (1996) Benthic foraminiferal assemblages in Explorers Cove, Antarctica: a shallow-water site with deep-sea characteristics. Progress in Oceanography 37, 117-166.

additional source

Loeblich, A.R., Tappan, H. (1988). Foraminiferal Genera and their Classification. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York. 970pp.



External Links



Hayward, B.; Gross, O. (2014). Bolivina d'Orbigny, 1843. In: Hayward, B.W., Cedhagen, T., Kaminski, M., Gross, O. (2014) World Foraminifera Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:112101




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