Balanus crenatus Bruguière 1789 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Balanidae

Belongs to Balanus according to P. A. McLaughlin et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Balanus amaryllis, Balanus amphitrite, Balanus asteroides, Balanus bloxhamensis, Balanus calidus, Balanus cantelli, Balanus eburneus, Balanus glandula, Balanus halosydne, Balanus humilis, Balanus imitator, Balanus improvisus, Balanus leonensis, Balanus multiseptatus, Balanus niveus, Balanus nubilus, Balanus ochlockonensis, Balanus polyporus, Balanus reticulatus, Balanus rostratus, Balanus scutorum, Balanus silverdalensis, Balanus subalbidus, Balanus trigonus, Balanus vadaszi, Balanus venustus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (6: Ontario, Quebec collections), Iceland (3), Morocco (1), United States (13: Alaska, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Washington)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Slovenia (1)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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