Bryozoa

Phylum in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

Animalia

  • 317,305

    Occurrences
  • 8,670

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Bryozoa

Common names

  • moss animals eng
  • sea mats eng
  • Moostierchen deu
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted phylum

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine

Georeferenced data

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All 212,049 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in mrgid:4752 westerschelde Source: Mees, J. (1994). Het hyperbenthos van ondiepe kustgebieden en estuaria: gemeenschapsstruktuur en biologie van de dominante soorten [The hyperbenthos of shallow coastal waters and estuaries: community structure and biology of the dominant species]. PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Mariene Biologie. Instituut voor Dierkunde. Vakgroep Morfologie, Systematiek en Ecologie: Gent, Belgium. 212 pp.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Bryozoa
class
3
order
9
family
402
genus
2,901
species
8,670
 
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Bibliography

Clarke, A. ; Johnston, N. M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review 41: 47-114

Gordon, D.P.; Taylor, P.D.; Bigey, F.P. 13: Phylum BRYOZOA: moss animals, sea mats, lace corals. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

Hayward, P. J. ; Ryland, J. S. (Ed. ) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

ITIS database

Margulis, L. ; Schwartz, K. V. (1998). Five Kingdoms: an illustrated guide to the Phyla of life on earth. 3rd edition. Freeman: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-7167-3027-8. xx, 520 pp.

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.