Coronula Bruguière 1792 (whale barnacle)

Thecostraca - Balanomorpha - Coronulidae

Parent taxon: Coronulidae according to B. K. K. Chan et al. 2021

See also Bianucci et al. 2006, Collareta et al. 2018, Jones 2007, McLaughlin et al. 2005 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cetopirus, Coronulinae, Cryptolepas, Cylindrolepas, Emersonius, Platylepas, Stomatolepas, Tubicinella, Xenobalanus

Subtaxa: Coronula bifida Coronula diadema Coronula reginae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Italy (1), Japan (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), United States (5: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Peru (1)

• Neogene of Taiwan (1)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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