Family Trypostegidae Gordon et al. 2005 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Trypostegidae

Parent taxon: Hippothooidea according to E. Di Martino and P. D. Taylor 2013

See also Berning 2006, Bock 2006, Di Martino and Taylor 2015 and Guha and Gopikrishna 2007

Sister taxon: Chorizoporidae

Subtaxa: Boreas Trypostega

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Type: Trypostega

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of Greece (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), France (1), India (2), Indonesia (1), Morocco (1), Panama (2), Romania (1), Spain (3)

• Oligocene of United States (9: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene of United States (3: Alabama, Florida)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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