Escharoides crassa Gordon and Taylor 1999 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae

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

Belongs to Escharoides according to D. P. Gordon and P. D. Taylor 1999

Sister taxa: Escharoides angela, Escharoides coccinea, Escharoides cuneiformis, Escharoides duplicata, Escharoides erecta, Escharoides excavata, Escharoides megalota, Escharoides multispinosa, Escharoides osburni, Escharoides suggestus

Type specimen: IGNS BZ 201. Its type locality is Pukekio, Chatham Island, which is in a Thanetian/Ypresian transition zone/lower shoreface conglomerate/conglomerate in the Red Bluff Tuff Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Pukekio, Chatham Island

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