Bibliography

Selected articles, identification keys and general interest publications.

General works

An excellent general introduction to the Bryozoa, though now out of print:

  • Ryland, JS, 1970.  Bryozoans. London: Hutchinson University Library, 175pp.

A good general book on marine fauna:

  • Hayward PJ & Ryland, JS 1995. Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 800pp.

Identification

The main keys for marine bryozoans from around the British Isles are:

  • Hayward, PJ, 1985. Ctenostome Bryozoans. pp. 1-169. (Kermack, D.M. & Barnes, R.S.K. Synopses of the British Fauna (n.s.), 33). E.J.Brill for the Linnaean Society, London.
  • Hayward, PJ & Ryland, JS, 1985.  Cyclostome Bryozoans. pp. 1-147. (Kermack, DM & Barnes, RSK., Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series), 34). EJ Brill for the Linnaean Society, London.
  • Hayward, PJ & Ryland, JS 1998. Cheilostomatous Bryozoa. Part 1. Aeteoidea - Cribrilinoidea. Synopses of the British Fauna (new series), No. 10, Barnes, RSK, & Crothers, JH, (editors). Shrewsbury: Field Studies Council.
  • Hayward, PJ, & Ryland, JS, 1999. Cheilostomatous Bryozoa. Part 2. Hippothoidea - Celleporoidea. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series), 14: 1-416, (Barnes, RSK, & Crothers, JH, editors). Field Studies Council, Shrewsbury.
  • De Blauwe, H, 2009. Mosdiertjes van de Zuidelijke bocht van de Noordzee: Determinatiewerk voor België en Nederland. Oostende, Belgium: Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), 445pp.

For freshwater bryozoans from the British Isles, see:

  • Wood, Timothy S & Okamura, Beth, 2005. A New Key to the Freshwater Bryozoans of Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe, with notes on their ecology (Special Publication SP.63) pp.1-113. Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside.

For entoprocts from around the British Isles, see:

  • Nielsen, C, 1989. Entoprocts. Pp.1-131, (Kermack, DM & Barnes, RSK (editors), Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series), No.41). EJ Brill for the Linnean Society of London and the Estuarine and Brackish-water Sciences Association, Leiden.

Other publications

  • Gray, JE (1848) List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part I Centroniae or Radiated animals.
  • Busk, G (1852) Catalogue of Marine Polyzoa. Part 1. Cheilostomata (part).
  • Busk, G (1854) Catalogue of Marine Polyzoa. Part 2. Cheilostomata (part).
  • Busk, G (1875) Catalogue of Marine Polyzoa. Part 3. Cyclostomata.
  • Kirkpatrick, R (1906) Protozoa, Porifera, Hydrozoa, Polyzoa, Brachiopoda, and Tunicata. p765-782 In: The history of the collections contained in the natural history departments of the British Museum. Volume 2, Separate historical accounts of the several collections included in the Department of Zoology. London, Printed by order of the Trustees.