Suborder Anasca Levinsen 1909 (bryozoan)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata

Parent taxon: Cheilostomata according to A. H. Cheetham 1972

See also Boardman and Cheetham 1987, Brown 1952, Brown 1956, Brown 1958, Canu and Bassler 1920, Canu and Bassler 1935, Cheetham 1962, Di Martino and Taylor 2014, Pouyet 2000 and Scolaro 1970

Sister taxa: Acanthoporella, Acanthoporidea, Acoscinopleura, Adenifera, Adeonellidae, Aegyptopora, Aeolopora, Aetea, Alysidota, Ammatophora, Anaptopora, Andriopora, Angelopora, Anotopora, Antroporidae, Ascophorina, Aspidostomatidae, Atacama, Atactoporidra, Auchenopora, Baptopora, Bathystomella, Batoporidae, Batrachopora, Beisselinopsis, Biavicularium, Bicornifera, Bifissurinella, Bitectipora, Boreasina, Brydonella, Bryocryptella, Bubnoffiella, Buffonella, Buffonellodidae, Calescharidae, Calvetina, Calvina, Canupora, Carydiopora, Castanopora, Catenariopsis, Catenicellidae, Cellarinidra, Chaperiidae, Characodoma, Chasmazoon, Cheethamia, Cheilohorneropsis, Cheilonella, Cheilopora, Chelidozoum, Chiplonkarinidae, Chlidoniidae, Chlidoniopsidae, Christinella, Cianotremella, Cillia, Claviporella, Cleidochasma, Codonellina, Coelopora, Coleopora, Collura, Cornuticella, Corymboporella, Corynostylus, Coscinopleuridae, Costula, Cothurnicella, Craspedoporina, Cribella, Cribrimorpha, Cryptosulidae, Ctenopora, Cyclicoporidae, Dacryonella, Dacryoporella, Decurtaria, Dentiporella, Diacanthopora, Diancopora, Diceratopora, Dictuonia, Didymosellidae, Dimorphocellaria, Dimorphostylus, Dionella, Diplobeisselina, Diplorula, Diplotresis, Discosella, Discovibracella, Dishelopora, Distansescharella, Distefanella, Disteginopora, Ditaxiporina, Duvergiera, Dysnoetocella, Dysnoetopora, Entomaria, Eohippotha, Eoscrupocellaria, Epistomiidae, Escharellidae, Escharinidae, Escharipora, Eucheilopora, Eucratea, Euritina, Exechonellidae, Exochellidae, Fissuricella, Flabellopora, Flustrella, Francopora, Fusicellaria, Galeopsis, Gastropella, Gaudryanella, Geisopora, Gemellaria, Gemelliporellidae, Gemelliporidra, Gemelliporina, Geminella, Gigantoporidae, Grammothoa, Hagenowinella, Haplocephalopora, Haplopoma, Haplopomella, Hapsidopora, Haswellia, Helix, Helixotionella, Hemeschara, Hemicosciniopsis, Hemiphlactella, Hemismittina, Hemistylus, Hesperopora, Heteractis, Hexacanthopora, Hincksiporidae, Hippadenella, Hippaliosina, Hipperechonella, Hippiopora, Hippoexechonella, Hippophylactella, Hippopodinidae, Hippoporidridae, Hipposera, Hippothoidae, Hippozeugosella, Hoeverella, Holostegopora, Homalostega, Hoplocheilina, Hopora, Hormerella, Hystricopora, Ichnopora, Jaculina, Kankopora, Kelestoma, Kenella, Kionidella, Kronothoa, Kylonisa, Lacrimula, Lagarozoum, Lagynopora, Laminopora, Lanceopora, Latereschara, Lateroflustrellaria, Laterotecatia, Leiosella, Lekythoglena, Lepraliellidae, Lepraliidae, Lepralina, Lobopora, Lunulariidae, Lunulitidae, Magnea, Malacostega, Malacostegina, Mamilloporidae, Manzonella, Marquetta, Mastigophora, Meliceritites, Meniscopora, Mesostomaria, Metrarabdotosidae, Metrocrypta, Metroperiella, Monocerina, Monsella, Monticellaria, Morphasmopora, Mosathoa, Mucronellidae, Mumiella, Murinopsia, Myagropora, Myriozoum, Mystriopora, Nannopora, Neliella, Nematoporella, Neocheilostomina, Nephropora, Notamia, Nudonychocella, Obliquostoma, Ochetosellina, Ogivalina, Oligotopora, Onychocellaria, Opisthornithopora, Orbituliporidae, Otionellidae, Otopora, Pachycraspedon, Pachystomaria, Pachytheca, Pancheilopora, Paravinella, Parobeisselina, Pasytheidae, Pavolunuites, Periporosella, Peristomella, Petaloconchus, Petalostegas, Phidolopora, Phoceana, Phrynopora, Platyglena, Platyglenidae, Pleurolyrula, Pleuroschizella, Pnictopora, Pnictoporopsis, Polycephalopora, Polyceratopora, Poricellariidae, Porinidae, Porismittina, Porometra, Prattia, Prodromopora, Prosotopora, Prostomaria, Pseudobeisselma, Pseudolunulites, Pseudostege, Pterocella, Pyriporella, Pyriporopsis, Pyrulella, Quadricellariidae, Quadriscutella, Radulopora, Reptescharipora, Reptolunites, Revssirella, Rhabdotometra, Rhacheopora, Rhagasostoma, Rhammatopora, Rhebasia, Rhiniopora, Rimulostoma, Rotoporina, Salicornaria, Sandalopora, Savignyellidae, Schistacanthopora, Schizaropsis, Schizemiella, Schizemiellopsis, Schizoporellopsis, Schizorthosecos, Schizosmittina, Schizotrema, Schizotremopora, Sclerodomidae, Scorioporidae, Scorpiodina, Scruparia, Scrupariidae, Scuticella, Setosellidae, Sinupetraliella, Skylonia, Smittistoma, Solenonychocella, Solenophragma, Sparsiporina, Sphaerulobryozoon, Sphenella, Spinicharixa, Staurosteginopora, Steginopora, Stenopsella, Stenopsis, Stenosipora, Stephanotrema, Stichocados, Stichopora, Stichtostega, Stomhypselosaria, Strongylopora, Sylonika, Synaptacella, Taeniocellana, Taenioporella, Taphrostoma, Taractopora, Tessaradomidae, Teuchoporidae, Thalamoporellidae, Thecatia, Thoracopora, Tornipora, Tremocoscinopleura, Tremolyrula, Tricolpopora, Tricornicella, Trilophopora, Trochosodon, Trypematella, Trypocella, Tshokrakopora, Tubescharina, Tylopora, Ubaghsia, Umbonulidae, Uniavicularia, Velumella, Verminaria, Vibraculina, Vinculariidae, Virgocella, Volviflustrellaria, Voorthuyseniella, Wawalia, Woodipora, Xaveropora

Subtaxa: Alderinidae Bicellariellidae Calpensiidae Electrinidae Farciminariidae Fusicellariidae Hincksinidae Opesiulidae Scrupocellariidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), United States (5: Maryland, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of Australia (5)

• Miocene of Australia (2), the Czech Republic (6), Indonesia (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), Romania (1), Ukraine (4), United States (1: Maryland)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), United States (6: Alabama)

• Landon of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Egypt (1), Tonga (1), United States (4: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), Sweden (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (6), Brazil (1), France (1), United States (10: Arizona, Kansas, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 70 collections including 101 occurrences

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