Pollicipes Leach 1817 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Scalpelliformes - Calanticidae

Parent taxon: Calanticinae according to J. S. Buckeridge 1983

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Calantica, Cretiscalpellum, Crosnieriella, Euscalpellum, Scillaelepas, Smilium, Zeugmatolepas

Subtaxa: Pollicipes aboriginalis Pollicipes pollicipes

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Type: Lepas pollicipes

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), the Czech Republic (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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