Smittina inarmata Brown 1958 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Smittinidae

Full reference: D. A. Brown. 1958. Fossil cheilostomatous polyzoa from south-west Victoria. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Victoria (20)

Belongs to Smittina according to D. A. Brown 1958

Sister taxa: Smittina (Reussia), Smittina (Smittina), Smittina acaroensis, Smittina bathydonta, Smittina canavarii, Smittina cervicornis, Smittina crepidula, Smittina cribraria, Smittina denticulifera, Smittina eagari, Smittina flexuosa, Smittina landsborovii, Smittina marionensis, Smittina messiniensis, Smittina ordinata, Smittina parviovicellosa, Smittina perforata, Smittina purpurea, Smittina rogickae, Smittina trispinosa, Smittina unispinosa, Smittina uttleyi, Smittia ordinata

Type specimen: MGSV, 53074. Its type locality is Nangeela, sample XXIV, which is in a Miocene/Oligocene marine claystone in Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (2 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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