Calloporidae Norman, 1903

Synonyms Author
Alderinidae Canu & Bassler, 1925
Allantoporidae Vigneaux, 1949
Ogivalininae Vigneaux, 1949
Tegellidae Vigneaux, 1949

Colonies generally encrusting laminar sheets, rarely erect. Zooids often with extensive gymnocyst, an oval area including a cryptocyst which varies from minimal to extensive. Spines marginal to area absent or present, and may arch over the frontal membrane forming a protective cover. Interzooidal communication by septular pores or through pore-chambers. Avicularia variable in frequency and type: absent in some species, adventitious, interzooecial or vicarious in others. Ovicells range widely from barely detectable caps to prominent hyperstomial types.

This family includes the genera:

  1. Acanthobaktron (now in Family Cribrilinidae)
  2. Acanthoporella
  3. Acanthoporidra
  4. Adenifera
  5. Akatopora (now in Family Akatoporidae)
  6. Alderina
  7. Allantocallopora
  8. Allantopora
  9. Ammatophora
  10. Amphiblestrum
  11. Antropora (now in Family Antroporidae)
  12. Apiophragma
  13. Aplousina
  14. Aviculamphiblestrum (subgenus of Amphiblestrum)
  15. Barrosia
  16. Berthelsenia
  17. Biaviculigera
  18. Bidenkapia
  19. Bonellina
  20. Bryobrownius
  21. Bryocalyx
  22. Callistopora (now in Family Cribrilinidae)
  23. Callopora
  24. Cauloramphus
  25. Cavalliella
  26. Clavodesia
  27. Concertina
  28. Copidozoum
  29. Corbulella
  30. Cranosina
  31. Crassicellepora
  32. Crassimarginatella
  33. Cymulopora (Now placed in Cymuloporidae)
  34. Dactylostega (Now placed in Foveolariidae)
  35. Daisyella: See Pyriporoides
  36. Dermatopora
  37. Dionella
  38. Distelopora
  39. Doryporella (now in Family Doryporellidae)
  40. Doryporellina (now in Family Doryporellidae)
  41. Ellisina
  42. Folkeborgia - See Gregarinidra
  43. Filiflustrella. See Bactrellaria
  44. Filiflustrina
  45. Flustrellaria
  46. Foratella
  47. Foveolaria (Now Foveolariidae)
  48. Gilbertopora
  49. Glenelgia
  50. Hapsidopora
  51. Hemiseptella
  52. Hillmeropora
  53. Kenoaplousina
  54. Kristerina
  55. Kunradocella
  56. Lamourouxia
  57. Lateroflustrella Now in Antroporidae
  58. Leptinatella
  59. Marginaria
  60. Marssonopora
  61. Megapora (now in Family Pyrisinellidae)
  62. Membraniporidra
  63. Mystriopora
  64. Odontionella (now in Family Foveolariidae)
  65. Ogivalina
  66. Olisthella
  67. Onychoblestrum
  68. Ornatella
  69. Pachybaktropora
  70. Parantropora (now in Family Antroporidae)
  71. Parellisina
  72. Periporosella
  73. Pithodella
  74. Planicellaria
  75. Platypyxis
  76. Pseudoallantopora
  77. Punctocellaria
  78. Pyriflustrina
  79. Pyriporella
  80. Pyriporoides
  81. Ramphonotus
  82. Recapitulator
  83. Reptoflustrella
  84. Reptoporina
  85. Retevirgula
  86. Semiflustrella
  87. Semiflustrina
  88. Septentriopora
  89. Setosinella (in Microporidae)
  90. Solenophragma
  91. Stamenocella
  92. Tegella
  93. Tremogasterina
  94. Treptopora
  95. Tumaiella
  96. Tylopora
  97. Tyloporella Now in Onychocellidae
  98. Unidistelopora
  99. Valdemunitella
  100. Wilbertopora
  101. Xylochotridens

This large diverse grouping almost certainly needs further subdivision.

Acanthoporidra angusta Adenifera armata [Alderina flaventa] [Alderina imbellis]
Acanthoporidra angusta
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Adenifera armata Alderina flaventa Alderina imbellis
[Amphiblestrum lyrulatum] [Aplousina gigantea] Callopora craticula Callopora sarae
Amphiblestrum lyrulatum Aplousina gigantea Callopora craticula
(Matt Dick)
Callopora sarae
(Matt Dick)
Cauloramphus cryptoarmatus Cauloramphus magnus Cavalliella linearis Corbulella corbula
Cauloramphus cryptoarmatus
(Matt Dick)
Cauloramphus magnus
(Andrew Grischenko photo)
Cavalliella linearis Corbulella corbula
Corbulella gibba Cranosina coronata Crassicellepora voigti Crassimarginatella eremitica Crassimarginatella extenuata Crassimarginatella papulifera
Corbulella gibba Cranosina coronata Crassicellepora voigti
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Crassimarginatella eremitica
(Thanks to Matt Dick)
Crassimarginatella extenuata
(Thanks to Matt Dick)
Crassimarginatella papulifera
Crassimarginatella sculpta Crassimarginatella similis [Leptinatella gordoni] [Marginaria prolixa]
Crassimarginatella sculpta Crassimarginatella similis Leptinatella gordoni
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Marginaria prolixa
(thanks to Matt Dick)
[Membraniporidra porrecta] [Onychoblestrum propinquum] [Onychoblestrum hastingsae] [Parellisina albida]
Membraniporidra porrecta
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Onychoblestrum propinquum Onychoblestrum hastingsae
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Parellisina albida
[Parellisina falcata] Periporosella tantilla Pithodella cincta [Pyriporella ameghinoi]
Parellisina falcata Periporosella tantilla
(Thanks to Dr Paul Taylor)
Pithodella cincta
(Thanks to Dr Paul Taylor)
Pyriporella ameghinoi
(thanks to Paul Taylor and Dennis Gordon.)
Pyriporoides circularis [Recapitulator mirus]
Pyriporoides circularis
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Recapitulator mirus
[Setosinella prolifica] [Tegella aquilirostris] [Tegella arctica] [Tegella horrida]
Setosinella prolifica
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Tegella aquilirostris
(Thanks to Matt Dick)
Tegella arctica Tegella horrida
(Thanks to Matt Dick)
[Tegella japonica] [Tumaiella dieffenbachi] [Valdemunitella pyrula]
Tegella japonica
(Andrew Grischenko photo)
Tumaiella dieffenbachi
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Valdemunitella pyrula

Alderina page at NMITA
Amphiblestrum page at NMITA
Callopora page at NMITA
Cauloramphus page at NMITA
Copidozoum page at NMITA
Crassimarginatella page at NMITA
Parellisina page at NMITA
Retevirgula page at NMITA

Alderina smitti at The Bryozoans of the Pacific.
Cauloramphus brunea at The Bryozoans of the Pacific.
Copidozoum planum at The Bryozoans of the Pacific.

Callopora craticula at Atlas of Arctic Bryozoa - Piotr Kuklinski.

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Edited by Phil Bock
Modified on 27/6/2017
Modified on 21/2/2018 (Separated Ellisinidae)
Modified on 30/12/2018 (Transferred Tyloporella to Onychocellidae)
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