Cetopirus Ranzani 1817 (whale barnacle)

Thecostraca - Balanomorpha - Coronulidae

Parent taxon: Coronulidae according to P. A. McLaughlin et al. 2005

See also Chan et al. 2021 and Collareta et al. 2022

Sister taxa: Coronula, Coronulinae, Cryptolepas, Cylindrolepas, Emersonius, Platylepas, Stomatolepas, Tubicinella, Xenobalanus

Subtaxa: Cetopirus polysyrinx

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of South Africa (1 collection), Spain (1), United States (3: California, Oregon)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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