Family Diaperoeciidae Canu 1918 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Cyclostomata - Diaperoeciidae

Parent taxon: Tubuliporina according to D. P. Gordon and P. D. Taylor 2015

See also Kiessling 2004, Lee et al. 1997 and Schmidt 2003

Sister taxa: Cinctiporidae, Discocytis, Entalophoridae, Filisparsidae, Multisparsidae, Oncousoeciidae, Plagioeciidae, Serietubigera, Stomatoporidae, Telopora, Terviidae, Tubuliporidae

Subtaxa: Desmediaperoecia Diaperoecia Entalophoroecia Harmelinopora Nevianipora Ybselosoecia

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Greece (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), the Czech Republic (11), Egypt (1), Hungary (1), Morocco (2), Romania (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of United States (6: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene of New Zealand (3), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 35 collections including 44 occurrences

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