The Sloans Valley Member (Paragon Formation) of Kentucky: Bryozoa

by Don R. Chesnut (chesnut<at>uky.edu)
ęDRC 2014
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Phylum Bryozoa Ehrenberg, 1831
[All of the following taxa need to be reassigned to the appropriate, modern taxonomic outline.]

Class Gymnolaemata Allman, 1856

Order Ctenostomata Busk, 1852

Suborder Stolonifera Ehlers, 1876

Family Vinellidae Ulrich and Bassler, 1904

Genus Vinella Ulrich, 1890

Vinella sp.
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Class Stenolaemata Borg, 1926

Order Trepostomata Ulrich, 1882


Suborder Amalgamata Ulrich and Bassler, 1904

Family Stenoporidae Waagen and Wentzel, 1886

Genus Anisotrypa Ulrich, 1883

Anisotrypa n. sp.
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Anisotrypa symmetrica
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Anisotrypa solida Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Leioclema Ulrich, 1882

Lioclema [sic] araneum Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Stenopora Lonsdale, 1844

Stenopora ramosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Stenopora rudis Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Stenopora tuberculata Prout
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Family Batostomellidae Miller, 1889

Genus Batostomella Ulrich, 1882


Batostomella abrupta Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Batostomella nitidula
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Batostomella sp.?
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Batostomella spinulosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Order Cystoporida Astrova, 1964

Suborder Hederelloidea Bassler, 1939

Family Reptariidae Simpson, 1897

Genus Hederella Hall, 1883


Hederella sp.
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Suborder Ceramoporoidea Bassler, 1913

Family Fistuliporidae Ulrich, 1882

Genus Cheilotrypa Ulrich, 1884

Chilotrypa hispida
[cited by Butts, 1917]


Genus Eridopora Ulrich, 1882

Eridopora aff. macrostoma Ulrich (has smaller zoocia)
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Eridopora macrostoma Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Eridopora punctipora
[cited by Butts, 1917]


Genus Fistulipora M'Coy, 1850

Fistulipora excellens
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Fistulipora n. sp.
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Family Hexagonellidae Crockford, 1947

Genus Meekopora Ulrich, 1889


Meekopora approximata Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Meekopora clausa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Meekopora n. sp.
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Prismopora Hall, 1883

Prismopora serrulata Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]
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Order Cryptostomata Vine, 1884

Family Fenestellidae King, 1850

Genus Archimedes Owen, 1838
[The following species probably should be reassigned.]
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Archimedes communis Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Archimedes compactus Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Archimedes distans Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Archimedes intermedius
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Archimedes meekanus Hall
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Archimedes proutanus
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Archimedes cf. swallowanus Hall
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Archimedes terebriformis Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Fenestella Lonsdale, 1839
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Fenestella aff. conradi Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Fenestella aff. multispinosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Fenestella cestriensis Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Fenestella cf. compressa
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Fenestella elevatipora Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Fenestella flexuosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Fenestella serratula Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Fenestella tenax Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genera Lyropora Hall, 1857 and Lyroporella Simpson, 1895
[The following species need to be reassigned to the appropriate genera and species.]
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Lyropora divergens
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Lyropora quincuncialis Hall
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Lyropora ranosculum Hall
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Lyropora subquadrans Hall
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Sphragiopora Ulrich, 1889

Sphragiopora parasitica Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Thamniscus King, 1849

Thamniscus furcillatus Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Thamniscus ramulosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Family Polyporidae Vine, 1883

Genus Polypora M'Coy, 1845

Polypora approximata Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Polypora cestriensis
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Polypora corticosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Polypora spinulifera
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Polypora tuberculata Prout
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Family Rhabdomesidae Vine, 1883

Genus Rhombopora Meek, 1872

Rhombopora armata Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Rhombopora minor Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Rhombopora persimilis Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Rhombopora tabulata Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Rhombopora teniurama Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Genus Streblotrypa Vine, 1885

Streblotrypa nicklesi Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Streblotrypa subspinosa Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]


Family Acanthocladiidae Zittel, 1880

Genus Septopora Prout, 1859

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Septopora biserialis nervata
[cited by Butts, 1917]

Septopora cestriensis Prout?
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Septopora decipiens Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Septopora robusta intermedia Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]

Septopora subquadrans Ulrich
[cited by Butts, 1917]
[cited by Butts, 1922]