†family Stramentidae Withers 1920 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Lepadiformes - Stramentidae

Parent taxon: Lepadomorpha according to N. Hauschke 1994

See also Buckeridge 1983, Collins 1986 and Hattin 1977

Sister taxa: Lepadidae, Oxynaspididae, Poecilasmatidae

Subtaxa: Loriculina Stramentum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

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

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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