Family Stomachetosellidae Canu and Bassler 1917 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Stomachetosellidae

Parent taxon: Schizoporelloidea according to A. K. Guha and K. Gopikrishna 2007

See also Cheetham 1962 and Kiessling 2004

Sister taxa: Actisecidae, Cheiloporinidae, Eminooeciidae, Illusiopora, Lacernidae, Lanceoporidae, Margarettidae, Microporellidae, Myriaporidae, Ostrovskia, Petraliellidae, Petraliidae, Schizoporellidae, Vicidae

Subtaxa: Cycloperiella Metradolium Pachyegis Stomachetosella Tremoschizodina

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Greenland (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), Panama (2)

• Miocene of Egypt (1), Panama (1)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Alabama)

• Eocene of United States (7: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi)

Total: 19 collections including 23 occurrences

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