Vinella

The figure below shows the distribution of samples containing the bryozoan Vinella.

[ Vinella distribution ]

Vinella is an uncommon bryozoan in the MRV strata.

[ Vinella ]

Vinella Ulrich, 1890 [*V. repens]
Delicate tubular stolons radially arranged with single row of small pores.
Ord. - Cret.
Order Ctenostomata Busk, 1852
Uncalcified gymnolaemates having feeding zooids with parietal muscles attached to flexible frontal walls. Orificial walls of one or more flaps or ringlike, rarely opercula. Polymorphs, where present, kenozooids of various form usually connecting or supporting feeding zooids individually or in groups, or brooding zooids. Brooding, where present, most commonly within body cavity, possibly in water-filled brood chambers in two genera. Extrazooidal parts unknown. Growth habits include encrusting, erect and flexible, completely immersed in calcareous substrates such as shells or in organic material, and in one genus, free-living. Ord. - Rec.

Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, G35; Fossil Invertebrates, 517-518.