Hippomenella bituberosa Brown 1952 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Hippoporinidae

Full reference: D. A. Brown. 1952. The Tertiary Cheilostomatous Polyzoa of New Zealand. 1-405

Belongs to Hippomenella according to D. A. Brown 1952

Sister taxa: Hippomenella devatasae, Hippomenella magna, Hippomenella mucronelliformis, Hippomenella parviporosa, Hippomenella rarirostrata, Hippomenella uniserialis, Hippomenella vellicata, Hippomenella vermicularis

Type specimen: D. 32498. Its type locality is Hawkes Bay, which is in a Pliocene marine horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of New Zealand (4 collections)

• Miocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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