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Cycliophora (disused)

Taxonomy
Cycliophora was named as a phylum. It is extant.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Cycliophora by Edgecombe et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Trochozoa by Zrzavy et al. (1998); and to Polyzoa by Edgecombe et al. (2011) and Nielsen (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Cycliophora Zrzavy et al.
2011Cycliophora Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1
2012Cycliophora Nielsen p. 204 figs. Fig. 23.1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
phylumCycliophora
phylumCycliophora

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: stationaryp
Attached: yesp
Life habit: epifaunalp
Diet: suspension feederp
Created: 2004-02-28 11:36:37
Modified: 2007-09-18 04:40:36
Source: p = phylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Nesnidal et al. 2013
Collections
No collection or age range data are available