Family Gigantoporidae Bassler 1935 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Gigantoporidae

Parent taxon: Cheilostomata according to P. Bock 2006

See also Brown 1952, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Cheetham 1962, Di Martino and Taylor 2015, Gordon and Taylor 2015, Guha and Gopikrishna 2007, Lee et al. 1997 and Schmidt 2003

Sister taxa: Acanthoporella, Acanthoporidea, Acoscinopleura, Adenifera, Adeonellidae, Aegyptopora, Aeolopora, Aetea, Alysidota, Ammatophora, Anaptopora, Anasca, Andriopora, Angelopora, Anotopora, Antroporidae, Ascophorina, Aspidostomatidae, Atacama, Atactoporidra, Auchenopora, Baptopora, Bathystomella, Batoporidae, Batrachopora, Beisselinopsis, Biavicularium, Bicornifera, Bifissurinella, Bitectipora, Boreasina, Brydonella, Bryocryptella, Bubnoffiella, Buffonella, Buffonellodidae, Calescharidae, Calvetina, Calvina, Canupora, Carydiopora, Castanopora, Catenariopsis, Catenicellidae, Cellarinidra, Chaperiidae, Characodoma, Chasmazoon, Cheethamia, Cheilohorneropsis, Cheilonella, Cheilopora, Chelidozoum, Chiplonkarinidae, Chlidoniidae, Chlidoniopsidae, Christinella, Cianotremella, Cillia, Claviporella, Cleidochasma, Codonellina, Coelopora, Coleopora, Collura, Cornuticella, Corymboporella, Corynostylus, Coscinopleuridae, Costula, Cothurnicella, Craspedoporina, Cribella, Cribrimorpha, Cryptosulidae, Ctenopora, Cyclicoporidae, Dacryonella, Dacryoporella, Decurtaria, Dentiporella, Diacanthopora, Diancopora, Diceratopora, Dictuonia, Didymosellidae, Dimorphocellaria, Dimorphostylus, Dionella, Diplobeisselina, Diplorula, Diplotresis, Discosella, Discovibracella, Dishelopora, Distansescharella, Distefanella, Disteginopora, Ditaxiporina, Duvergiera, Dysnoetocella, Dysnoetopora, Entomaria, Eohippotha, Eoscrupocellaria, Epistomiidae, Escharellidae, Escharinidae, Escharipora, Eucheilopora, Eucratea, Euritina, Exechonellidae, Exochellidae, Fissuricella, Flabellopora, Flustrella, Francopora, Fusicellaria, Galeopsis, Gastropella, Gaudryanella, Geisopora, Gemellaria, Gemelliporellidae, Gemelliporidra, Gemelliporina, Geminella, Grammothoa, Hagenowinella, Haplocephalopora, Haplopoma, Haplopomella, Hapsidopora, Haswellia, Helix, Helixotionella, Hemeschara, Hemicosciniopsis, Hemiphlactella, Hemismittina, Hemistylus, Hesperopora, Heteractis, Hexacanthopora, Hincksiporidae, Hippadenella, Hippaliosina, Hipperechonella, Hippiopora, Hippoexechonella, Hippophylactella, Hippopodinidae, Hippoporidridae, Hipposera, Hippothoidae, Hippozeugosella, Hoeverella, Holostegopora, Homalostega, Hoplocheilina, Hopora, Hormerella, Hystricopora, Ichnopora, Jaculina, Kankopora, Kelestoma, Kenella, Kionidella, Kronothoa, Kylonisa, Lacrimula, Lagarozoum, Lagynopora, Laminopora, Lanceopora, Latereschara, Lateroflustrellaria, Laterotecatia, Leiosella, Lekythoglena, Lepraliellidae, Lepraliidae, Lepralina, Lobopora, Lunulariidae, Lunulitidae, Magnea, Malacostega, Malacostegina, Mamilloporidae, Manzonella, Marquetta, Mastigophora, Meliceritites, Meniscopora, Mesostomaria, Metrarabdotosidae, Metrocrypta, Metroperiella, Monocerina, Monsella, Monticellaria, Morphasmopora, Mosathoa, Mucronellidae, Mumiella, Murinopsia, Myagropora, Myriozoum, Mystriopora, Nannopora, Neliella, Nematoporella, Neocheilostomina, Nephropora, Notamia, Nudonychocella, Obliquostoma, Ochetosellina, Ogivalina, Oligotopora, Onychocellaria, Opisthornithopora, Orbituliporidae, Otionellidae, Otopora, Pachycraspedon, Pachystomaria, Pachytheca, Pancheilopora, Paravinella, Parobeisselina, Pasytheidae, Pavolunuites, Periporosella, Peristomella, Petaloconchus, Petalostegas, Phidolopora, Phoceana, Phrynopora, Platyglena, Platyglenidae, Pleurolyrula, Pleuroschizella, Pnictopora, Pnictoporopsis, Polycephalopora, Polyceratopora, Poricellariidae, Porinidae, Porismittina, Porometra, Prattia, Prodromopora, Prosotopora, Prostomaria, Pseudobeisselma, Pseudolunulites, Pseudostege, Pterocella, Pyriporella, Pyriporopsis, Pyrulella, Quadricellariidae, Quadriscutella, Radulopora, Reptescharipora, Reptolunites, Revssirella, Rhabdotometra, Rhacheopora, Rhagasostoma, Rhammatopora, Rhebasia, Rhiniopora, Rimulostoma, Rotoporina, Salicornaria, Sandalopora, Savignyellidae, Schistacanthopora, Schizaropsis, Schizemiella, Schizemiellopsis, Schizoporellopsis, Schizorthosecos, Schizosmittina, Schizotrema, Schizotremopora, Sclerodomidae, Scorioporidae, Scorpiodina, Scruparia, Scrupariidae, Scuticella, Setosellidae, Sinupetraliella, Skylonia, Smittistoma, Solenonychocella, Solenophragma, Sparsiporina, Sphaerulobryozoon, Sphenella, Spinicharixa, Staurosteginopora, Steginopora, Stenopsella, Stenopsis, Stenosipora, Stephanotrema, Stichocados, Stichopora, Stichtostega, Stomhypselosaria, Strongylopora, Sylonika, Synaptacella, Taeniocellana, Taenioporella, Taphrostoma, Taractopora, Tessaradomidae, Teuchoporidae, Thalamoporellidae, Thecatia, Thoracopora, Tornipora, Tremocoscinopleura, Tremolyrula, Tricolpopora, Tricornicella, Trilophopora, Trochosodon, Trypematella, Trypocella, Tshokrakopora, Tubescharina, Tylopora, Ubaghsia, Umbonulidae, Uniavicularia, Velumella, Verminaria, Vibraculina, Vinculariidae, Virgocella, Volviflustrellaria, Voorthuyseniella, Wawalia, Woodipora, Xaveropora

Subtaxa: Cosciniopsis Dightonia Gephyrophora Gigantopora

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (4)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Indonesia (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (3), India (2), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of India (2), New Zealand (2), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 24 collections including 32 occurrences

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