Flustra Linnaeus, 1761

Type species: Flustra foliacea Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms Author Type Species
Eschara Linnaeus, 1758 Eschara foliacea Linnaeus, 1758 (type species selection of Eschara has not been defined formally; Lang (1917) )

Flustrina van Beneden 1850 was placed a synonym of Flustra by Bassler (1953); in my opinion it is a synonym of Carbasea.

This genus includes the species:

  1. Flustra anguloavicularis
  2. Kluge, 1961 Recent Pacific north WoRMS 469791
  3. Flustra ceranoides
    (Status ?)
  4. Lamouroux, 1816 Recent South Pacific - Australia WoRMS 992934
  5. Flustra digitata
  6. Packard, 1867 Recent Atlantic northwest WoRMS 469794
  7. Flustra foliacea
  8. Linnaeus, 1758 Recent Europe WoRMS 111367
  9. Flustra italica
  10. Spallanzani, 1801 Recent Mediterranean WoRMS 469796
  11. Flustra? nordenskjoldi
  12. Kluge, 1929 Recent Pacific north WoRMS 423375
  13. Flustra pedunculata
  14. (Busk, 1884) Recent Atlantic north WoRMS 469795
  15. Flustra ramosa
  16. (Jullien, 1888) Recent South Africa WoRMS 992959
  17. Flustra separata
    (Status?)
  18. Waters, 1888 Recent Atlantic WoRMS 469793
  19. "Flustra" sexagona
  20. Mokrinskiji, 1916 Eocene Russia  
Flustra foliacea
Flustra foliacea
(Andrew Grischenko photo

Original description of Flustra foliacea: Eschara foliacea Linnaeus, 1758 PDF of original description.

Flustra foliacea at Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.

Flustra foliacea at the MarLIN - Marine Life Information Network site.

Flustra foliacea at the Marine Life of the Channel Islands site.

Harmer notebook - entry for Eschara


Home Page Systematic Family List Alphabetic Family List Family Page

Edited by Phil Bock
Modified on 11/04/2014
This URL is http://bryozoa.net/cheilostomata/flustridae/flustra.html