Discoporella umbellata Defrance 1823 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Membraniporidae

Alternative combination: Lunulites umbellata

Synonyms: Cupularia lowei Busk 1859, Cupularia robertsoniae Canu and Bassler 1923

Belongs to Discoporella according to R. J. Scolaro 1970

Sister taxon: Discoporella misrai

Subtaxa: Discoporella umbellata depressa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (3: California, Virginia collections)

• Miocene of Germany (13), United States (2: Florida)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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