Porella Gray 1848 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Bryocryptellidae

Parent taxon: Bryocryptellidae according to B. Berning 2006

See also Bock 2006, Brown 1952, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Gordon and Taylor 2015, Schmidt 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Cyclocolposa, Cystisella, Marguetta, Porelloides, Rhamphosmittina, Rhamphostomella

Subtaxa: Porella angustata Porella baculina Porella concreta Porella cylindrorostris Porella dennanti Porella excavata Porella flabellaris Porella marsupium Porella otwayensis Porella rhomboidalis Porella rogeri Porella tiorioriensis Porella tuberosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (3 collections), New Zealand (1)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (3)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene of Australia (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (2), New Zealand (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (4)

• Oligocene of Australia (6), New Zealand (1), United States (7: Alabama, Mississippi)

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

Total: 37 collections including 46 occurrences

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