Nicholsonella Ulrich 1890 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Trepostomida

Parent taxon: Trepostomida according to T. E. Bolton and R. J. Cuffey 2005

See also Bassler 1911, Ross 1963 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acantholaminatus, Acanthotrypa, Acanthotrypina, Aisenvergia, Amphiporella, Amplexopora, Amplexoporina, Amplexoporoidea, Amsassipora, Anisotrypa, Anisotrypidae, Annunziopora, Anomalotoechus, Araxoporidae, Arcticoporidae, Armillopora, Asperopora, Aspidopora, Astralochoma, Astroviella, Astroviellina, Atactopora, Balticopora, Batostoma, Batostomella, Batostomellina, Bimuropora, Calamotrypa, Callotrypa, Calopora, Capillapora, Champlainopora, Chondraulus, Crustopora, Crustoporidae, Cyclopora, Cycloporella, Diplostenopora, Discotrypa, Discotrypina, Eodyscritella, Eostenopora, Eostenoporella, Eridocamplyus, Eridotrypellina, Esthonioporina, Esthoniporella, Flustra, Geinitzella, Gortanipora, Helenoporidae, Hemieridotrypa, Hexaporites, Hubeipora, Hunanopora, Idioclema, Idiotrypa, Jifarahpora, Jordanopora, Kalevipora, Kielcepora, Kysylschinopora, Lamottopora, Leeporina, Lioporida, Maychellinidae, Mesotrypina, Microcampylus, Minussina, Mojczatrypa, Mongoloclema, Monotrypella, Multiphragma, Nekhorosheviella, Nekhoroshoviella, Neotrematopora, Newportopora, Nipponstenopora, Orbiramus, Paleoatactoechus, Paratrachytoechus, Pedrogopora, Permoleioclema, Peronopora, Persiopora, Petigopora, Phragmotrypa, Polyspinopora, Polyteichus, Prasoporina, Proutella, Pycnopora, Qilianopora, Rhombotrypa, Salairia, Schulgina, Sinoatactoechus, Sonninopora, Stenocladia, Stenoporellidae, Stromatotrypa, Tabuliporella, Tarphophragma, Tetratoechus, Trematella, Trematoporina, Triplopora, Tubulitrypa, Volnovachia, Yichangopora, Yunnanopora, Zlambachia, Zozariellidae

Subtaxa: Nicholsonella acanthobscura Nicholsonella irregularis Nicholsonella parafrondifera Nicholsonella ponderosa

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Type: Nicholsonella ponderosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Niagaran of United States (1: New York)

• Ordovician of Canada (5: Ontario), China (1), France (2), Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (4), South Korea (1), United States (36: Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa)

• Chazy of Canada (5: Quebec), United States (12: New York, Vermont)

• Arenig of Argentina (3), China (4)

• Canadian of Canada (2: Quebec)

Total: 78 collections including 89 occurrences

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