Escharoides osburni Brown 1958 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae

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

Belongs to Escharoides according to D. A. Brown 1958

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

Type specimen: MGSV, 53061. Its type locality is Glenaulin, sample IV, which is in a Miocene/Oligocene marine limestone in the Wataepoolan limestone Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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