Myriapora operculata Canu and Bassler 1935 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Myriaporidae

Alternative combination: Porella operculata

Full reference: F. Canu and R. S. Bassler. 1935. New species of Tertiary Cheilostome Bryozoa from Victoria, Australia. Smithsonian miscellaneous collections 93(9):1-54

Belongs to Myriapora according to D. A. Brown 1958

See also Canu and Bassler 1935

Sister taxon: Myriapora truncata

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. no. 85842.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (2 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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