APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

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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