Escharella (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae

Synonym: Mucronella

Parent taxon: Romancheinidae according to B. Berning 2006

See also Bassler 1953, Bock 2006, Brown 1952, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Guha 2013, Guha and Gopikrishna 2007, Lee et al. 1997, Pouyet 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Balantiostoma, Escharoides, Exochella, Hemicyclopora, Hippolyrula, Hippopleurifera, Ochetosella, Perigastrella, Romancheina

Subtaxa: Escharella (Dialytostoma) Escharella ashapuraae Escharella elongata Escharella fistula Escharella octodentata Escharella reussiana Escharella serrulata Escharella spinosissima Mucronella microstoma Mucronella peachii

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (4 collections), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), New Zealand (2), Portugal (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (4)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (7), France (1), India (1), New Zealand (1), Romania (1), Spain (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 37 collections including 45 occurrences

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