Escharoides erecta Canu and Bassler 1935 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae

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 Escharoides according to F. Canu and R. S. Bassler 1935

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

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. nos. 85819, 85847.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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