BIOTIC Species Information for Bugula turbinata
Researched byDr Harvey Tyler-Walters Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Peter J. Hayward
Scientific nameBugula turbinata Common nameAn erect bryozoan
MCS CodeY250 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumBryozoa Subphylum
Superclass ClassGymnolaemata
Subclass OrderCheilostomatida
SuborderNeocheilostomatina FamilyBugulidae
GenusBugula Speciesturbinata

Additional InformationAll British species of Bugula die back in autumn, over-wintering as ancestrulae, colony stumps or stolons (Hayward & Ryland, 1998). Little information was found on the biology of Bugula turbinata. The following information was derived from information concerning other species of Bugula where possible.
Taxonomy References Hayward & Ryland, 1998, Howson & Picton, 1997, Ryland, 1970, Ryland, 1976,
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