Family Lichenoporidae Smitt 1867 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Cyclostomata - Lichenoporidae

Parent taxon: Rectangulata according to D. P. Gordon and P. D. Taylor 2015

See also Di Martino and Taylor 2014, Gordon and Taylor 1999, Lee et al. 1997, Schmidt 2003 and Smith et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Berenicea

Subtaxa: Disporella Lichenopora Multigalea Patinella Radiopora

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (2 collections), Greece (1), Greenland (1), Italy (3), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Greece (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Australia (2), Brazil (2), the Czech Republic (12), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (3), Morocco (2), Romania (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Alabama)

• Eocene of New Zealand (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi)

• Paleocene to Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (15), Madagascar (1), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 73 collections including 93 occurrences

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