Megalasma striatum

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Taxonavigation: Lepadomorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Thecostraca
Subclassis: Cirripedia
Superordo: Thoracica
Superordine: Thoracicalcarea
Subordo: Lepadomorpha

Familia: Poecilasmatidae
Genus: Megalasma
Species: Megalasma striatum


  • Megalasma striatum Hoek, 1883: 51
    • Symbiont: epibiont on echinoid spines; Echinus type host
    • Geological age: lower Pleistocene to Recent
    • Type locality: Challenger station 204, 12°43'N, 122°10'E, 100-115 fathoms
    • Typus:
    • Distribution: Indo-West Pacific to east Africa, China Sea, Australia, New Zealand, southwest Pacific
    • ZooBank: 241A18F2-2B2C-4F36-B05A-39BC55B4938A



  • Hoek, P.P.C. 1883. Report on the Cirripedia collected by Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Reports of Science Research Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Zoology. 8(25): 1–169. BHL Reference page.  [See p. 51, original description]