Zooids of Celleporaria cristata, from here.

Belongs within: Cheilostomata.

Lepraliellidae is a family of bryozoans (including both erect and encrusting forms) with relatively smooth frontals and an avicularium set in the proximal ring of the orifice (Gordon 1993).

See also: Taxon of the Week: Lacy Lepraliellidae.

    |--Lepraliella granulata Canu & Bassler 1929 THG01
    |--Celleporaria Lamouroux 1826 THG01
    |    |--*C. cristata (Lamark 1816) [=Cellepora cristata] THG01
    |    |--C. aperta (Hincks 1882) THG01
    |    |--C. columnaris (Busk 1881) THG01
    |    |--C. inaudita Tilbrook, Hayward & Gordon 2001 THG01
    |    |--C. mauritiana Hayward 1988 THG01
    |    |--C. palmata PP05
    |    |--C. pilaefera (Canu & Bassler 1929) [=Holoporella pilaefera] THG01
    |    `--C. vagans (Busk 1881) [=Cellepora vagans] THG01
    `--Drepanophora Harmer 1957 THG01
         |--*D. incisor (Thornely 1905) [=Rhynchozoon incisor] THG01
         |--D. corrugata (Thornely 1905) THG01
         |--D. gutta Tilbrook, Hayward & Gordon 2001 THG01
         |--D. indica Hayward 1988 THG01
         |--D. longiuscula Harmer 1957 THG01
         |--D. tuberculata (Osburn 1914) [=Rhynchozoon tuberculatum] THG01
         `--D. verrucosa Winston & Heimberg 1986 THG01

*Type species of generic name indicated


Gordon, D. P. 1993. Bryozoan frontal shields: studies on umbonulomorphs and impacts on classification. Zoologica Scripta 22 (2): 203-221.

[PP05] Pushkin, V. I., & L. E. Popov. 2005. Two enigmatic bryozoans from the Middle Ordovician of the East Baltic. Palaeontology 48 (5): 1065-1074.

[THG01] Tilbrook, K. J., P. J. Hayward & D. P. Gordon. 2001. Cheilostomatous Bryozoa from Vanuatu. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 131: 35-109.

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