†family Candidae D'Orbigny 1851 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Candidae

Parent taxon: Buguloidea according to E. Di Martino and P. D. Taylor 2014

See also Berning 2006, Bock 2006, Lee et al. 1997 and Schmidt 2003

Sister taxon: Bugulidae

Subtaxa: Amastigia Bactrellaria Caberea Canda Emma Scrupocellaria

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (4 collections), Greece (2), Greenland (1), New Zealand (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (4), Panama (3), Portugal (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Morocco (1), Panama (1), Spain (2), Ukraine (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of United States (5: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), Tonga (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Cenozoic of Australia (1)

Total: 46 collections including 73 occurrences

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