Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Cellepora is the type genus of the Celleporidae, one of the families of the Bryozoa, or "moss animals," and belonging to the sub-order Cheilostomata. It is a genus that includes many British species both living and extinct. It forms large thick encrusting or arborescent masses, which in general appearance resemble corals more than do any other members of this group.