Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Bryozoa > Class Gymnolaemata > Order Cheilostomatida > Suborder Neocheilostomatina > Infraorder Ascophora > Kingdom Umbonulomorpha > Superfamily Lepralielloidea > Family Romancheinidae > Genus Escharella

Escharella immersa (Fleming, 1828)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EscharellaGray, 1848accepted genus name


original description

Fleming, J. 1828. A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the Indigenous, Extirpated, and Extinct Kinds, together with Periodical and Occasional Visitants. Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh: i-xxiii, 1-565.

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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database

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.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Bryozoa Collection
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications)
GenBank (6 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Gordon, D. (2014). Escharella immersa (Fleming, 1828). 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:111484




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