APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

Sea mat, Hornwrack and Lace coral Images (Bryozoa)
Cheilostome bryozoans

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Buguloidea (Superfamily) > Bugulidae (Family)

Bicellariella
Bicellariella ciliata (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Bugula
Bugula neritina (Linnaeus, 1758) - Ruby bryozoan

Bugulina
Bugulina flabellata (Thompson, in Gray, 1848)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Bugulina fulva (Ryland, 1960) - A cheilostome bryozoan
Bugulina simplex (Hincks, 1886) - A cheilostome bryozoan
Bugulina stolonifera (Ryland, 1960)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Bugulina turbinata (Alder, 1857) - A cheilostome bryozoan
Bugulina species ? - A cheilostome bryozoan

Crisularia
Crisularia plumosa (Pallas, 1766)
syn. Bugula plumosa (Pallas, 1766)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Buguloidea (Superfamily) > Candidae (Family)

Caberea
Caberea boryi (Audouin, 1826) - A cheilostome bryozoan

Cradoscrupocellaria
Cradoscrupocellaria reptans (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Creeping coralline

Scrupocellaria
Scrupocellaria scrupea Busk, 1852
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Tricellaria
Tricellaria inopinata d'Hondt & Occhipinti Ambrogi, 1985
- A non-native cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Calloporoidea (Superfamily) > Antroporidae (Family)

Akatopora
Akatopora tincta (Winston and Vieira 2013)
- A cheilostome bryozoan (non-native NW Atlantic)

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Calloporoidea (Superfamily) > Calloporidae (Family)

Amphiblestrum
Amphiblestrum flemingii (Busk, 1854)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Callopora
Callopora lineata (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Callopora rylandi Bobin & Prenant, 1965
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cauloramphus
Cauloramphus spiniferum (Johnston, 1832)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Parellisina
Parellisina curvirostris (Hincks, 1862)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Cellarioidea (Superfamily) > Cellariidae (Family)

Cellaria
Cellaria fistulosa (Linnaeus, 1758) ?
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cellaria salicornioides Lamouroux, 1816
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cellaria sinuosa (Hassall, 1840)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Celleporoidea (Superfamily) > Celleporidae (Family)

Cellepora
Cellepora pumicosa (Pallas, 1766)
- Pumice stone coralline

Omalosecosa
Omalosecosa ramulosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Turbicellepora
Turbicellepora avicularis (Hincks, 1860)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Turbicellepora magnicostata (Barroso, 1919)
- Orange peel bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Cribrilinoidea (Superfamily) > Cribrilinidae (Family)

Cribrilaria
Cribrilaria radiata (Moll, 1803) ?
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Figularia
Figularia figularis (Johnston, 1847) ?
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Flustroidea (Superfamily) > Flustridae (Family)

Flustra
Flustra foliacea (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Greater horn wrack, Hornwrack or Broad-leaved sea mat

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Hippothooidea (Superfamily) > Chorizoporidae (Family)

Chorizopora
Chorizopora brongniartii (Audouin, 1826)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Hippothooidea (Superfamily) > Haplopomidae (Family)

Haplopoma
Haplopoma graniferum (Johnston, 1847)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Hippothooidea (Superfamily) > Hippothoidae (Family)

Celleporella
Celleporella hyalina (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Hippothoa
Hippothoa divaricata Lamouroux, 1821
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Hippothoa flagellum Manzoni, 1870
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Lepralielloidea (Superfamily) > Exochellidae (Family)

Escharoides
Escharoides coccinea (Abildgaard, 1806)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Lepralielloidea (Superfamily) > Bryocryptellidae (Family)

Porella
Porella compressa (J. Sowerby, 1805)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Lepralielloidea (Superfamily) > Romancheinidae (Family)

Escharella
Escharella variolosa (Johnston, 1838) ?
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Lepralielloidea (Superfamily) > Umbonulidae (Family)

Oshurkovia
Oshurkovia littoralis (Hastings, 1944)
syn. Umbonula littoralis - A cheilostome bryozoan

Umbonula
Umbonula ovicellata Hastings, 1944
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Schizoporelloidea (Superfamily) > Cryptosulidae (Family)

Cryptosula
Cryptosula pallasiana (Moll, 1803)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Schizoporelloidea (Superfamily) > Microporellidae (Family)

Fenestrulina
Fenestrulina malusii (Audouin, 1826)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Microporella
Microporella ciliata (Pallas, 1766)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Schizoporelloidea (Superfamily) > Schizoporellidae (Family)

Schizoporella
Schizoporella japonica Ortmann, 1890
- Orange ripple bryozoan (non-native invasive)

Schizoporella unicornis (Johnston in Wood, 1844)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Smittinoidea (Superfamily) > Bitectiporidae (Family)

Schizomavella
Schizomavella (Schizomavella) linearis (Hassall, 1841)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Schizomavella (Schizomavella) sarniensis Hayward & Thorpe, 1995 - A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Smittinoidea (Superfamily) > Smittinidae (Family)

Smittoidea
Smittoidea marmorea (Hincks, 1877)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Flustrina (Suborder) > Smittinoidea (Superfamily) > Watersiporidae (Family)

Watersipora
Watersipora subatra (Ortmann, 1890)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

This species is a non-native fouling species

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Inovicellina (Suborder) > Aeteoidea (Superfamily) > Aeteidae (Family)

Aetea
Aetea anguina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Snake or Snake's head coralline

Aetea sica (Couch, 1844) - A cheilostome bryozoan
Aetea truncata (Landsborough, 1852)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Malacostegina (Suborder) > Membraniporoidea (Superfamily) > Electridae (Family)

Conopeum
Conopeum reticulum (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Electra
Electra pilosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Frosty or Hairy sea mat and Foliaceous coralline

Pyripora
Pyripora catenularia (Fleming, 1828) - Beaded Coralline

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Malacostegina (Suborder) > Membraniporoidea (Superfamily) > Membraniporidae (Family)

Biflustra
Biflustra tenuis (Desor, 1848)
syn. Membranipora tenuis Desor, 1848 ?
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Membranipora
Membranipora membranacea (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Lacy crust bryozoan or Chagrin sea mat

Cheilostomatida (Order) > Scrupariina (Suborder) > Scruparioidea (Superfamily) > Scrupariidae (Family)

Scruparia
Scruparia ambigua (d'Orbigny, 1841)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Scruparia chelata (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A cheilostome bryozoan

Bryozoan images in need of identification.

Ctenostome Bryozoans

Ctenostomatida (Order) > Alcyonidiina (Suborder) > Alcyonidioidea (Infraorder) > Alcyonidiidae (Family)

Alcyonidium
Alcyonidium diaphanum (Hudson, 1778) - Sea chervil
Alcyonidium gelatinosum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
- Jelly bryozoan or Sea ragged staff

Alcyonidium hirsutum (Fleming, 1828)
- A ctenostome bryozoan

Ctenostomatida (Order) > Flustrellidrina (Suborder) > Flustrellidroidea (Superfamily) > Flustrellidridae (Family)

Flustrellidra
Flustrellidra hispida (O. Fabricius, 1780)
- A ctenostome bryozoan

Ctenostomatida (Order) > Stoloniferina (Suborder) > Walkerioidea (Superfamily) > Walkeriidae (Family)

Walkeria
Walkeria uva (Linnaeus, 1758) - A ctenostome bryozoan

Ctenostomatida (Order) > Vesicularina (Suborder) > Vesicularioidea (Superfamily) > Vesiculariidae (Family)

Amathia
Amathia citrina (Hincks, 1877) - A ctenostome bryozoan
Amathia gracilis (Leidy, 1855) - A ctenostome bryozoan
Amathia imbricata (Adams, 1798)
- A ctenostome bryozoan

Amathia lendigera (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A ctenostome bryozoan

Amathia pruvoti Calvet, 1911 - A ctenostome bryozoan

N.B. The Bowerbankia here have recently been transferred to the genus Amathia.

Cyclostome bryozoans

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Articulina (Suborder) > Crisiidae (Family)

Crisia
Crisia aculeata Hassall, 1841 - A cyclostome bryozoan
Crisia denticulata (Lamarck, 1816) - Black jointed coralline
Crisia eburnea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Tufted ivory coralline
Crisia ramosa Harmer, 1891 - A cyclostomebryozoan

Crisidia
Crisidia cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758) - Goat's-horn coralline

Filicrisia
Filicrisia geniculata (Milne Edwards, 1838)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Rectangulata (Suborder) > Lichenoporidae (Family)

Disporella
Disporella hispida (Fleming, 1828)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Patinella
Patinella radiata (Audouin, 1826)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Tubuliporina (Suborder) > Annectocymidae (Family)

Entalophoroecia
Entalophoroecia deflexa (Couch, 1842)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Tubuliporina (Suborder) > Diastoporidae (Family)

Diplosolen
Diplosolen obelia (Johnston, 1838)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Tubuliporina (Suborder) > Oncousoeciidae (Family)

Oncousoecia
Oncousoecia dilatans (Johnston, 1847)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Tubuliporina (Suborder) > Plagioeciidae (Family)

Plagioecia
Plagioecia patina (Lamarck, 1816)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Plagioecia sarniensis - A cyclostome bryozoan

Cyclostomatida (Order) > Tubuliporina (Suborder) > Tubuliporidae (Family)

Tubulipora
Tubulipora liliacea (Pallas, 1766) ?
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Tubulipora penicillata (O. Fabricius, 1780)
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Tubulipora plumosa Thompson in Harmer, 1898
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Tubulipora species (1) probably T. plumosa ?
- A cyclostome bryozoan

Other cyclostome bryozoan images,
ones in need of identification.

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Other images of bryozoans that need identifying

European Names - Bryozoans, Moostierchen, Mosdiertjes, Bryozoaires, Briozoos, Briozoi.

 

 

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