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Epistomiidae

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Epistomiidae

Taxonomy
Epistomiidae is a family. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cheilostomata by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Epistomiidae Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
familyEpistomiidae
familyEpistomiidae

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: intermediate Mg calciteo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: oviparouso
Brooding: yeso
Created: 2007-09-18 02:46:35
Modified: 2008-02-27 09:01:45
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Smith et al. 2006

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bathonian to the top of the Holocene or 168.30000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 166.1 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bathonian168.3 - 166.1Spain (Castilla y Leon) Epistomia stelligera (78219)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Ukraine Epistomia sp. (67457)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Morocco Synnotum aegyptiacum (34724)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Florida) Synnotum aegyptiacum (97608)