Acasta Leach 1817 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Archaeobalanidae

Parent taxon: Archaeobalanidae according to D. S. Jones 2007

See also McLaughlin et al. 2005 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Archaeobalaninae, Chirona, Conopea, Hesperibalanus, Membranobalanus, Semibalanus, Solidobalanus, Striatobalanus, Zullobalanus

Subtaxa: Acasta cyathus Acasta vesiculosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Gurlarn (Miocene of Germany)

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