Balanus eburneus Gould 1841 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Balanidae

Belongs to Balanus according to J. S. H. Collins et al. 2009

See also McLaughlin et al. 2005 and Pilsbry 1918

Sister taxa: Balanus amphitrite, Balanus asteroides, Balanus bloxhamensis, Balanus calidus, Balanus cantelli, Balanus crenatus, 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 Jamaica (1 collection), Panama (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Haiti (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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