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. Cinclidia
  26. Coelopora
  27. Collarina
  28. Confusocella
  29. Corbulipora
  30. Corbuliporina
  31. Corymboporella
  32. Costula
  33. Craticulacella
  34. Cribralaria
  35. Cribrendoecium
  36. Cribrilaria
  37. Cribrilina
  38. Ctenopora
  39. Decurtaria
  40. Dendroperistoma
  41. Diacanthopora
  42. Diancopora
  43. Diceratopora
  44. Dishelopora
  45. Distansescharella
  46. Disteginopora
  47. Eucheilopora
  48. Figularia
  49. Filaguria
  50. Francopora
  51. Geisopora
  52. Gephyrotes
  53. Glabrilaria
  54. Gordoniella
  55. Graptoporella
  56. Haplocephalopora
  57. Hayamiellina
  58. Hesperopora
  59. Hexacanthopora
  60. Hippiopora
  61. Holostegopora
  62. Hybopora
  63. Hystricopora
  64. Ichnopora
  65. Inferusia
  66. Inversiscaphos
  67. Jolietina
  68. Jullienula
  69. Cribrilina (Juxtacribrilina)
  70. Kankopora
  71. Kelestoma
  72. Keratostoma
  73. Klugerella
  74. Lagynopora
  75. Lepralina
  76. Leptocheilopora
  77. Membraniporella
  78. Metracolposa
  79. Monoceratopora
  80. Morphasmopora
  81. Multescharipora
  82. Mumiella
  83. Murinopsia
  84. Myagropora
  85. Nannopora
  86. Oligotopora
  87. Opisthornithopora
  88. Otopora
  89. Pachydera
  90. Pancheilopora
  91. Parafigularia
  92. Pelmatopora
  93. Phractoporella
  94. Phrynopora
  95. Pleuroschizella
  96. Pliophloea
  97. Pnictopora
  98. Polycephalopora
  99. Polyceratopora
  100. Prodromopora = Lagynopora
  101. Prosotopora
  102. Puellina
  103. Reginella
  104. Reginelloides
  105. Reptescharella
  106. Reptescharipora
  107. Reptoporella
  108. Rhabdopora
  109. Rhacheopora
  110. Rhiniopora
  111. Rosulapelta
  112. Sandalopora
  113. Schistacanthopora
  114. Semiescharipora
  115. Spiniflabellum
  116. Steginopora
  117. Stichocados
  118. Taractopora
  119. Thoracopora
  120. Tricephalopora
  121. Turnerellina
  122. Ubaghsia
  123. Vavropora
  124. 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

Puellina (Cribrilaria) californiensis at The Bryozoans of the Pacific.


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