Galapagos Species Checklist


Bryozoans are colonial organisms for which each individual has a crown of tentacles used to capture prey.
Approximately 184 species occur in Galapagos of which 34 could be endemic or native.

Authors: Angel Chiriboga, Diego Ruiz, Stuart Banks.

Other Contributors: Margarita Brandt, Rodrigo Bustamante, Graham Edgar, Peter Glynn, Cleveland Hickman, Fernando Pinillos, Fernando Rivera, Franz Smith, Mariana Vera, Luis Vinueza.

Last updated: Sept. 28, 2016

Names of taxa included: 147 total (144 accepted, 2 unidentified taxon, 1 new to science).

Origin of the taxa included: 2 questionable accidental, 16 endemic, 123 indigenous.

Adding up the number of species in each category will not always equal the total number indicated. Some species have insufficient data to be categorized while others (e.g., category eradicated) will not be included in the total.

Bryozoa Species Checklist

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Domain Eukaryota

Kingdom Animalia

Division Bryozoa

Class Gymnolaemata

Order Cheilostomatida

Order Ctenostomatida

Class Stenolaemata

Order Cyclostomatida

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Older publications

Jan. 23, 2014 csv 41.3 kb pdf 40.4 kb
Nov. 22, 2012 csv 40.3 kb pdf 40.2 kb
June 22, 2012 csv 39.6 kb pdf 30.5 kb
May 21, 2012 csv 39.6 kb pdf 30.5 kb
July 7, 2011 csv 105.8 kb pdf 31.3 kb

You are welcome to download and use this information acknowledging the origin of the data.
This list should be cited as follows:

Chiriboga, A., Ruiz, D., Banks, S. (2016). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Bryozoans - FCD Lista de especies de Bryozoos de Galápagos. In: Bungartz, F., Herrera, H., Jaramillo, P., Tirado, N., Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G., Ruiz, D., Guézou, A. & Ziemmeck, F. (eds.). Charles Darwin Foundation Galapagos Species Checklist - Lista de Especies de Galápagos de la Fundación Charles Darwin. Charles Darwin Foundation / Fundación Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos: Last updated 28 Sep 2016.