Biflustra d'Orbigny 1852 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Membraniporidae

Parent taxon: Membraniporidae according to K. Zagorsek and D. P. Gordon 2013

See also Bassler 1953, Berning 2006, Brown 1956, Brown 1958, Guha 2013, Pouyet 2000, Schmidt 2003, Sepkoski 2002, Wienrich 1999 and Zágoršek and Kroh 2003

Sister taxa: Acanthodesia, Adenifera, Cellarinidra, Desmacystis, Exostesia, Gregarinidra, Heliodoma, Membranipora, Nitscheina, Pseudostege, Quadricellaria, Synaptacella, Tamanicella, Trochopora, Cupuladria, Vibracellina, Reussirella, Discoporella, Biselenaria

Subtaxa: Biflustra delta Biflustra orbicularis Biflustra regularis Biflustra savartii Biflustra teres

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Panama (6), Portugal (1), Spain (3)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (5)

• Miocene of France (1), Germany (3), India (1), Panama (2), Romania (1), Spain (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (5)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), France (1)

Total: 36 collections including 39 occurrences

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