Family Scalpellidae Pilsbry 1907 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Scalpelliformes - Scalpellidae

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

See also Buckeridge 1983, Carriol and Collins 2000, Harzhauser and Schloegl 2012, Jones 2007, Zullo and Baum 1979, Zullo and Baum 1981 and Zullo and Kite 1985

Sister taxa: Calanticidae, Scalpellomorpha

Subtaxa: Alcockianum Amigdoscalpellum Anguloscalpellum Aporolepas Arcoscalpellinae Catherinum Cretiscalpellinae Eolepadinae Gymnoscalpellum Meroscalpellinae Neoscalpellum Pilsbryiscalpellum Planoscalpellum Scalpellinae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), Germany (1), Slovakia (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Hungary (1), United States (3: South Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene of Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (14: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Egypt (1), United States (3: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Australia (2), Austria (1), the Czech Republic (5), France (4), Germany (1), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (9: Alabama, Arizona, Kansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (2)

Total: 57 collections including 62 occurrences

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