Family Myriaporidae Gray 1841 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Myriaporidae

Parent taxon: Schizoporelloidea according to B. Berning 2006

See also Bock 2006 and Pouyet 2000

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

Subtaxa: Myriapora

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Type: Myriapora

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Spain (3 collections)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), the Czech Republic (9), Germany (1), Romania (1), Spain (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Germany (2)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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