Taxonavigation: Scalpelliformes 

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: Scalpelliformes

Familia: Calanticidae
Subfamilia: Scillaelepadinae
Genus: Scillaelepas
Species (5): S. carinata – †S. dannigeri – S. fosteri – †S. paronae – †S. pittensis

[source: WoRMS]
NOTE: Following species-group taxa have been widely published and cited as Scillaelepas, but have been reassigned: S. bocquetae – S. calyculus – S. falcata – S. mirifica – S. pilsbryi

Check: S. ornata – Seguenza, 1876 S. studeri




  • Seguenza, G. 1876: Recirche Paleontologiche intorno ai Cirripedi terziari della provincia de Messina. Con appendici intorno ai Cirripedi viventi nel Mediterraneo e sui fossili terziari dell'Italia Meridionale Parte II Lepadidae (1876). Atti della Accademia Pontaniana 10: 367-481. full articleReference page.  [See p. 390, original designation]

  • Di Geronimo, R. 2009: A new species of Gruvelialepas Newman, 1980 (Crustacea, Cirripedia) from the northern Atlantic and remarks on living and fossil closely-related genera. Zoosystema, 31(1): 63–70. PDF Reference page
  • Gale, A.S., Rosso, A. & Vertino, A. 2021. Cirripedes (Crustacea, Thoracica) from the Plio-Pleistocene of Sicily (Italy) and a review of the history of Mediterranean Cainozoic cirripedes. Cainozoic Research 21(1)ː 3–73.   Reference page.  See p. 6, discussion, some allotment of species, geologic range]
  • Newman, W.A. 1980: A review of extant Scillaelepas (Cirripedia: Scalpellidae) including recognition of new species from the north Atlantic, western Indian Ocean and New Zealand. Tethys 9(4): 379–398. abstract only seen Reference page