Suborder Lepadomorpha Gruvel 1905 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Lepadiformes

Parent taxon: Lepadiformes according to B. K. K. Chan et al. 2010

See also Buckeridge 1983, Collins 1986, Harzhauser and Schloegl 2012, Hattin 1977, Hauschke 1994, Jones 2007 and Zullo and Kite 1985

Sister taxon: Heteralepadomorpha

Subtaxa: Lepadidae Oxynaspididae Poecilasmatidae Stramentidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), New Zealand (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Colombia (3), Germany (1), Mexico (2), Nigeria (1), United States (6: Colorado, Kansas, South Dakota)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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