Fasciculipora urnula d'Orbigny, 1850, p. 268
Cretaceous, 'Senonian', Fécamp, France
Type material: MNHN d'Orbigny Collection 8355 (2 colonies)
colony fungiform, small
stalk bulbous, tapering proximally
autozooids clustered in 4-8 upwardly-inclined, radiating
fascicles that extend beyond the
normal perimeter of the colony head; fascicles bounded by exterior walls
kenozooids free-walled, polygonal, funnel-like, covering
stalk and filling areas between
autozooidal fascicles on head
This fungiform cyclostome genus ranges from the Turonian to Danian. Contrary to Taylor and Grischenko (1999), the autozooids are fixed-walled in at least one of the two syntype specimens.
Orbigny, A. d' 1851-1854. Paléontologie Française, Terrains Crétacé, 5, Bryozoaires. Masson, Paris, 1192 pp, pls 600-800.
Taylor, P.D. and Grischenko, A.V. 1999. Rodinopora gen. nov. and the taxonomy of fungiform cyclostome bryozoans. Species Diversity 4: 9-33.