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
Superordines: Phosphatothoracica - Thoracicalcarea
Ordines: Lepadiformes - Scalpelliformes - Sessilia
[ordines after Buckeridge & Newman (2006)]


  • Buckeridge, J.S.; Newman, W.A. 2006: A revision of the Iblidae and the stalked barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica), including new ordinal, familial and generic taxa, and two new species from New Zealand and Tasmanian waters. Zootaxa, 1136: 1–38. Abstract & excerpt
  • Buckeridge, J.S. & Newman, W.A. 2010: A review of the subfamily Eliminiinae (Cirripedia: Thoracica: Austrobalanidae), including a new genus, Protelminius nov., from the Oligocene of New Zealand. Zootaxa 2349: 39–54. Preview Reference page
  • Chan, B.K.K. & Hayashi, R. 2012. Epibiotic barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica) collected by the Kumejima 2009 Expedition, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 3367: 21–48. Preview Reference page
  • Chan, B.K.K.; Prabowo, R.E.; Lee, K.-S. 2010: North West Pacific deep-sea barnacles (Cirripedia, Thoracica) collected by the TAIWAN expeditions, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa, 2405: 1–47. Preview PDF
  • Shahdadi, A., Sari, A. & Naderloo, R. 2014: A checklist of the barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica) of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman with nine new records. Zootaxa 3784(3): 201–223. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3784.3.1 Reference page

Vernacular names

Ελληνικά: Θωρακικά
中文: 围胸总目