Melychocella Gordon and Taylor 1999 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Aspidostomatidae

Full reference: D. P. Gordon and P. D. Taylor. 1999. Latest Paleocene to earliest Eocene bryozoans from Chatham Island, New Zealand. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum of London: Geology Series 55(1):1-45

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

See also Gordon and Taylor 1999

Sister taxa: Aspidostoma, Crateropora, Macropora, Odontionella, Semiescharinella

Subtaxa: Melychocella bilamellata Melychocella cynura Melychocella obliqua

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Paleocene to Eocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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