Cribrilinidae Hincks, 1879

Colony encrusting or erect. Frontal wall with extensive area of frontal membrane, almost entirely concealed by a shield of calcified hollow flattened spines, merging as a costal area, with openings between the spines for the passage of water from the epistegal space beneath the shield. Pseudopores may be present on the costal spines. Gymnocyst extensive to absent. The primary orifice is uncalcified; the opening in the frontal shield is a secondary calcified orifice, its appearance variable, depending on the development of the distal pair of costal spines. Oral spines present in some forms. Avicularia adventitious, or interzooidal to vicarious, or absent. Ovicells hyperstomial, prominent; with smooth calcification or with varying types of windows in the ectooecium, or with pseudopores.

The great variety of Cretaceous cribrimorphs have been subdivided, by Lang (1916, 1922), into at least 11 other families, with several subfamilies. Until a modern revision is attempted, these are all included here into the family Cribrilinidae. These families are:

The family Cribrilinidae sensu lato includes the genera:

  1. Abdomenopora
  2. Acanthobaktron
  3. Aeolopora
  4. Anaptopora
  5. Anaskopora
  6. Andriopora
  7. Angelopora
  8. Anornithopora
  9. Anotopora
  10. Antoniettella
  11. Argopora
  12. Ascancestor
  13. Auchenopora
  14. Baptopora
  15. Batrachopora
  16. Bellulopora (Now in separate family Belluloporidae)
  17. Braikovia
  18. Callistopora
  19. Calpidopora
  20. Canupora
  21. Carydiopora
  22. Castanopora
  23. Castanoporina
  24. Cillia
  25. Coelopora
  26. Collarina
  27. Confusocella
  28. Corbulipora
  29. Corbuliporina
  30. Corymboporella
  31. Costula
  32. Craticulacella
  33. Cribralaria
  34. Cribrendoecium
  35. Cribrilaria
  36. Cribrilina
  37. Ctenopora
  38. Decurtaria
  39. Dendroperistoma
  40. Diacanthopora
  41. Diancopora
  42. Diceratopora
  43. Dishelopora
  44. Distansescharella
  45. Disteginopora
  46. Eucheilopora
  47. Figularia
  48. Filaguria
  49. Francopora
  50. Geisopora
  51. Gephyrotes
  52. Glabrilaria
  53. Gordoniella
  54. Graptoporella
  55. Haplocephalopora
  56. Hayamiellina
  57. Hesperopora
  58. Hexacanthopora
  59. Hippiopora
  60. Holostegopora
  61. Hybopora
  62. Hystricopora
  63. Ichnopora
  64. Inferusia
  65. Inversiscaphos
  66. Jolietina
  67. Jullienula
  68. Kankopora
  69. Kelestoma
  70. Keratostoma
  71. Klugerella
  72. Lagynopora
  73. Lepralina
  74. Leptocheilopora
  75. Membraniporella
  76. Metracolposa
  77. Monoceratopora
  78. Morphasmopora
  79. Multescharipora
  80. Mumiella
  81. Murinopsia
  82. Myagropora
  83. Nannopora
  84. Oligotopora
  85. Opisthornithopora
  86. Otopora
  87. Pachydera
  88. Pancheilopora
  89. Parafigularia
  90. Pelmatopora
  91. Phractoporella
  92. Phrynopora
  93. Pleuroschizella
  94. Pliophloea
  95. Pnictopora
  96. Polycephalopora
  97. Polyceratopora
  98. Prodromopora = Lagynopora
  99. Prosotopora
  100. Puellina
  101. Reginella
  102. Reginelloides
  103. Reptescharella
  104. Reptescharipora
  105. Reptoporella
  106. Rhabdopora
  107. Rhacheopora
  108. Rhiniopora
  109. Rosulapelta
  110. Sandalopora
  111. Schistacanthopora
  112. Semiescharipora
  113. Spiniflabellum
  114. Steginopora
  115. Stichocados
  116. Taractopora
  117. Thoracopora
  118. Tricephalopora
  119. Turnerellina
  120. Ubaghsia
  121. Vavropora
  122. Vicariopora
[Anaskopora cornuta] [Anaskopora doliaris] [Anaskopora elevata] [Anaskopora mesa]
Anaskopora cornuta Anaskopora doliaris Anaskopora elevata Anaskopora mesa
[Anaskopora parkeri] Ascancestor bretoni Confusocella dendroidea Corbulipora inopinata
Anaskopora parkeri Ascancestor bretoni
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Confusocella dendroidea
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Corbulipora inopinata
Corbulipora ornata Corbulipora suggerens Corbulipora tubulifera Cribralaria curvirostris
Corbulipora ornata Corbulipora suggerens Corbulipora tubulifera Cribralaria curvirostris
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
[Cribrilina annulata] [Cribrilina corbicula] [Decurtaria cornuta] [Figularia figularis]
Cribrilina annulata
(Thanks to Matt Dick)
Cribrilina corbicula
(Thanks to Matt Dick)
Decurtaria cornuta
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Figularia figularis
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
[Figularia tenuicosta] [Inversiscaphos setifer] [Jolietina latimarginata] [Klugerella antarctica]
Figularia tenuicosta Inversiscaphos setifer
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Jolietina latimarginata
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Klugerella antarctica
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
[Klugerella musica] [Membraniporella distans] [Membraniporella skeletos] [Metracolposa robusta]
Klugerella musica
(thanks to Dennis Gordon)
Membraniporella distans Membraniporella skeletos
(thanks to Dennis Gordon)
Metracolposa robusta
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
[Pnictopora suffocata] [Puellina caesia] [Puellina harmeri] [Puellina septemcryptica]
Pnictopora suffocata
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)
Puellina caesia
(thanks to Matt Dick)
Puellina harmeri Puellina septemcryptica
[Reginelloides stolonifera]
Reginelloides stolonifera
(thanks to Dennis Gordon, NIWA)

Bellulopora page at NMITA
Membraniporella page at NMITA
Puellina page at NMITA


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