Smittina Norman 1903 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Smittinidae

Parent taxon: Smittinidae according to B. Berning 2006

See also Bock 2006, Brown 1952, Brown 1956, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Cheetham 1962, Di Martino and Taylor 2015, Pouyet 2000, Schmidt 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Hemismittoidea, Houzeauina, Parasmittina, Plagiosmittia, Pleurocodonellina, Prenantia, Schismoporella, Smittinella, Smittoidea

Subtaxa: Smittina acaroensis Smittina bathydonta Smittina canavarii Smittina cervicornis Smittina crepidula Smittina cribraria Smittina denticulifera Smittina eagari Smittina flexuosa Smittina inarmata Smittina landsborovii Smittina marionensis Smittina messiniensis Smittina ordinata Smittina parviovicellosa Smittina perforata Smittina purpurea Smittina rogickae Smittina trispinosa Smittina unispinosa Smittina uttleyi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Greenland (1), New Zealand (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (3), Spain (3)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (7)

• Miocene of Australia (2), the Czech Republic (10), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Morocco (3), New Zealand (1), Romania (2), Spain (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (5)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Germany (1), United States (8: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Landon of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of United States (13: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi)

Total: 80 collections including 108 occurrences

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