Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Bryozoa > Class Gymnolaemata > Order Cheilostomatida > Suborder Neocheilostomatina > Infraorder Ascophora > Kingdom Lepraliomorpha > Superfamily Schizoporelloidea > Family Cryptosulidae > Genus Cryptosula

Cryptosula pallasiana (Moll, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CryptosulaCanu & Bassler, 1925accepted genus name


basis of record

Hayward, P.J. (2001). Bryozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 325-333

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

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.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

additional source

Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Gordon, D.P.; Taylor, P.D.; Bigey, F.P. (2009). Phylum Bryozoa: moss animals, sea mats, lace corals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 271-297.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Bryozoa Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (11 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Gordon, D. (2014). Cryptosula pallasiana (Moll, 1803). In: Bock, P.; Gordon, D. (2014) World List of Bryozoa. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:111343




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