Gigantopora (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Gigantoporidae

Parent taxon: Gigantoporidae according to P. Bock 2006

See also Brown 1952, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Di Martino and Taylor 2015, Gordon and Taylor 2015 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cosciniopsis, Dightonia, Gephyrophora

Subtaxa: Gigantopora cribraria Gigantopora elongata Gigantopora grandis Gigantopora hexagonalis Gigantopora hystrix Gigantopora milenae Gigantopora minutiporosa Gigantopora modesta Gigantopora perforata Gigantopora polymorpha Gigantopora tuberculosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (4)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Indonesia (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (3), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 18 collections including 23 occurrences

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