†family Bryocryptellidae Vigneaux 1949 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Bryocryptellidae

Parent taxon: Lepralielloidea according to B. Berning 2006

See also Bock 2006, Gordon and Taylor 2015 and Schmidt 2003

Sister taxa: Jaculinidae, Romancheinidae

Subtaxa: Cyclocolposa Cystisella Marguetta Porella Porelloides Rhamphosmittina Rhamphostomella

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (4 collections), New Zealand (1), United States (4: North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (3), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (2), New Zealand (2), Spain (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (4)

• Oligocene of Australia (6), Germany (1), New Zealand (1), United States (10: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), United States (2: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Cretaceous of Swaziland (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 58 collections including 80 occurrences

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