Megabalanus tintinnabulum

Megabalanus tintinnabulum

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Balanoidea 

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
Infraclassis: Thoracica
Ordo: Sessilia
Subordo: Balanomorpha
Superfamilia: Balanoidea

Familia: Balanidae
Subfamilia: Megabalaninae
Tribus: Megabalanini
Genus: Megabalanus
Species: Megabalanus tintinnabulum

Name

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  • Megabalanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758): 668
    • Original genus: Lepas
    • Stratigraphic and geographic distribution: Oligocene through Pleistocene, France, Spain, Sardinia, Italy, Algeria; living, cosmopolitan, distributed by shipping
    • Type locality: Amboina, INDONESIA
    • Types: lectotype, specimen illustrated in Rumphius, 1705, pl. 41, fig. A (designation by Henry & McLaughlin, 1986: 18)
    • Distribution: Living populations found worldwide, and distributed by shipping; reported as fossil from Neogene localities in Europe.
    • ZooBank: 55329EAC-DA62-4AEC-BB90-81726680543E

Synonyms

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ZooBank: 41A058FE-6F40-4D86-B34D-1DD7D4E51091

References

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