Hippomenella vermicularis Canu and Bassler 1935 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Hippoporinidae

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

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

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. no. 85752.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Muddy Creek (Miocene of Australia)

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