Phaenopora Hall 1851 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Cryptostomata - Ptilodictyidae

Synonym: Fimbriapora Astrova 1965

Parent taxon: Ptilodictyidae according to A. Ernst and H. A. Nakrem 2012

See also Bassler 1911, Sepkoski 2002 and Volkova et al. 1978

Sister taxon: Ptilodictya

Subtaxa: Phaenopora ensiformis Phaenopora explanata Phaenopora similis

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Type: Phaenopora explanata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (10: Ontario, Québec collections), China (2), Sweden (4), United States (44: Indiana, New York)

• Ordovician of India (7), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (1), United States (15: Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 85 collections including 107 occurrences

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