Chamaesipho columna

Chamaesipho columna


Taxonavigation: Chthamaloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Thecostraca
Subclassis: Cirripedia
Superordo: Thoracica
Ordo: Sessilia
Subordo: Balanomorpha
Superfamilia: Chthamaloidea

Familia: Chthamalidae
Subfamilia: Notochthamalinae
Genus: Chamaesipho
Species: Chamaesipho columna


  • Chamaesipho columna (Spengler, 1790): 192, sensu Foster & Anderson, 1986
  • Type locality: given in Spengler as "Otaheite" (Tahiti); this seems to be error, and should be given as New Zealand
    • Types: Plesiotypes, smaller specimens illustrated by Spengler; designation by Foster & Anderson, 1986: 58
    • Distribution: Littoral, New Zealand, North Island, South Island, Stewart Island; where Chamaesipho brunnea is present, C. brunnea takes higher levels
    • ZooBank: B12421CA-7C94-436F-97D0-7A6030F2909C