Microporella Hincks 1877 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Microporellidae

Parent taxon: Microporellidae according to B. Berning 2006

See also Brown 1952, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Di Martino and Taylor 2015, Guha 2013, Guha and Gopikrishna 2007, Pouyet 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Ulrich and Bassler 1904 and Zagorsek et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Calloporina, Diporula, Fenestrulina

Subtaxa: Microporella appendiculata Microporella berningi Microporella bifoliata Microporella browni Microporella cailleti Microporella ciliata Microporella coronata Microporella ferrea Microporella hyadesi Microporella inamoena Microporella inflata Microporella macropora Microporella ordo Microporella praeciliata Microporella speculum Microporella waghotensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Greece (1), Italy (3), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), United States (4: Virginia)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), New Zealand (4), Panama (1), Portugal (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Australia (2), the Czech Republic (6), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (2), Indonesia (4), Morocco (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), Romania (1), Spain (5)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (2)

Total: 55 collections including 69 occurrences

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