Micropora Gray 1848 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Microporidae

Parent taxon: Microporidae according to D. P. Gordon and P. D. Taylor 2015

See also Bassler 1953, Berning 2006, Bock 2006, Brown 1952, Brown 1958, Gordon and Taylor 1999, Guha 2013, Lee et al. 1997, Pouyet 2000, Schmidt 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Andreella, Caleschara, Calpensia, Cianotremella, Cupularia, Dimorphostylus, Gargantua, Homalostega, Microporina, Mollia, Monsella, Nematoporella, Poropeltarion, Puncturiella, Rimosocella, Rosseliana, Selenaria, Selenariopsis, Steraechmella, Vibracella

Subtaxa: Micropora carinata Micropora chathamica Micropora coriacea Micropora elegans Micropora papyracea Micropora quadriporosa Micropora rhombica Micropora vredenburgi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Greece (1)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), New Zealand (3)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (4), Egypt (1), India (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), Spain (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of United States (4: Alabama)

• Eocene of New Zealand (4), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Paleocene to Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Sweden (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Arkansas, Tennessee)

Total: 37 collections including 40 occurrences

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