Family Petraliidae Levinsen 1909 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Petraliidae

Parent taxon: Schizoporelloidea according to E. Di Martino and P. D. Taylor 2015

See also Brown 1952, Brown 1958 and Canu and Bassler 1935

Sister taxa: Actisecidae, Cheiloporinidae, Eminooeciidae, Illusiopora, Lacernidae, Lanceoporidae, Margarettidae, Microporellidae, Myriaporidae, Ostrovskia, Petraliellidae, Schizoporellidae, Stomachetosellidae, Vicidae

Subtaxa: Discopora Orbiculipora Petralia

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (5 collections)

• Miocene of India (2), Indonesia (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

Total: 10 collections including 12 occurrences

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