Ptilodictya Lonsdale 1839 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Cryptostomata - Ptilodictyidae

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

See also Bassler 1911, Bassler 1953, Ernst and Nakrem 2012, Ma et al. 2015 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Ptilodictya bifurcata Ptilodictya canadensis Ptilodictya capillaris Ptilodictya ensiformis Ptilodictya flabellata Ptilodictya flagella Ptilodictya gladiola Ptilodictya lanceolata Ptilodictya sulcata

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Type: Flustra lanceolata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of United States (1: New York collection)

• Silurian of Belarus (4), Canada (1: Quebec), China (1), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), Sweden (12), the United Kingdom (9), United States (1: New York)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Canada (11: Northwest Territories, Quebec), China (1), Estonia (2), France (2), India (7), Norway (1), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (6), United States (4: California, Minnesota, Ohio)

Total: 74 collections including 77 occurrences

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