Phaenopora Hall 1851 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Cryptostomata - Ptilodictyidae

Synonym: Fimbriapora Astrova 1965

Parent taxon: Ptilodictyidae according to A. Ernst et al. 2019

See also Bassler 1911, Bassler 1953, Ernst and Nakrem 2012, Jiménez-Sánchez et al. 2010, Ma et al. 2015, Sepkoski 2002 and Volkova et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Cladodictya, Clathropora, Ensiphragma, Ensipora, Insignia, Phaenoporella, Ptilodictya, Ptilotrypa, Stellatodictya, Stictoporella, Stictoporina

Subtaxa: Phaenopora ensiformis Phaenopora explanata Phaenopora multifida Phaenopora similis

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Type: Phaenopora explanata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (10: Ontario, Québec collections), China (2), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (4), United States (45: Indiana, New York)

• Ordovician of India (7), Mongolia (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (9), Sweden (1), United States (15: Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 98 collections including 128 occurrences

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