Praposa simulatrix

We have our third round of weekly addition—Prasopora simulatrix. Bryozoans are a diverse group of marine invertebrates that have existed since the Ordovician. These animals filter food particles out of the water using a structure called a lophophore. This structure is also found in the Brachipods This particular specimen is an early form from the Ordovician and is actually a colony composed of numerous individuals.