Family Celleporidae Busk 1852 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Celleporidae

Parent taxon: Celleporoidea according to B. Berning 2006

See also Brown 1952, Brown 1956, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1935, Cheetham 1962, Di Martino and Taylor 2015, Gordon and Taylor 2015, Lee et al. 1997, Schmidt 2003, Ulrich and Bassler 1904 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Colatooeciidae, Phidoloporidae

Subtaxa: Buffonellaria Buskea Cellepora Celleporina Costazia Lagenipora Lekythopora Omalosecosa Osthimosia Palmicellaria Palmiscenea Predanophora Turbicellepora

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (3 collections), Greece (2), Greenland (2), Italy (3), New Zealand (14), United States (2: Oregon)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), Portugal (1), Spain (3)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (7)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Australia (2), the Czech Republic (14), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), France (1), Germany (4), Hungary (1), India (4), Indonesia (4), Morocco (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (3), Portugal (2), Romania (1), Spain (8)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (4)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), India (2), New Zealand (1), United States (4: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Landon of New Zealand (2)

• Eocene of New Zealand (3), United States (5: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Sweden (1)

• Triassic of Italy (1)

Total: 119 collections including 191 occurrences

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