Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • French
    • bryozoaires
  • Scientific Names
    • Bryozoa
    • Ectoprocta
  • English
    • Bryozoans
    • Moss Animals
  • Spanish
    • Animales musgo

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

2904700978_c7547df344_sMagnifier 2860281630_e79267f75b_sMagnifier 4977752849_4f725457c4_sMagnifier 6120821648_7764de0cbe_sMagnifier 3450831251_4c28de4a67_sMagnifier _a021804Magnifier SquareMagnifier 98707_98_68Magnifier 05118_98_68Magnifier SquareMagnifier 46276_98_68Magnifier 10607_98_68Magnifier
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Bryozoa."
Invite photos to iNat » View all photos tagged "Bryozoa" on Flickr »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

October 16, 2014

Place

Santa Cruz (Google, OSM)

Description

Corambe pacifica feeding on the bryozoan.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 16, 2014 11:27 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

October 16, 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Pict0284

What

False Coral Myriapora truncata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

September 15, 2014 10:15 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 15, 2014 01:05 PM PDT

Description

On giant kelp.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Watersipora subovoidea Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

dpom

Date

October 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

meurkc

Date

July 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Genus Membranipora Genus Membranipora

Observer

shona_t

Date

August 9, 2013

Description

Bryozoan (the mesh) on Carpophyllum flexuosum blade (the brown algae)
Membranipora membranacea looks possible.

With Serpulidae (the white ringed worms)

Photos / Sounds

What

Phylum Bryozoa Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

andyandjo

Date

March 10, 2013

Description

Is this what they call a sponge or is this something else. Have posted top side photo and bottom side photo.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurystomella bilabiata Integripelta bilabiata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 11, 2014 02:13 PM PDT

Description

Zooids are out and feeding! Cool!

Second photo shows another colony with their "doors" (ok, opercula) shut.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

December 7, 2009
View all observations

Description from Wikipedia

The Bryozoa, also known as Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals, are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals. Typically about 0.5 millimetres (0.020 in) long, they are filter feeders that sieve food particles out of the water using a retractable lophophore, a "crown" of tentacles lined with cilia. Most marine species live in tropical waters, but a few occur in oceanic trenches, and others are found in polar waters. One class lives only in a variety...

No range data available.