Balanus amphitrite Darwin 1854 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Balanidae

Belongs to Balanus according to P. A. McLaughlin et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Balanus asteroides, Balanus bloxhamensis, Balanus calidus, Balanus cantelli, Balanus crenatus, Balanus eburneus, 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:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Indonesia (1), South Africa (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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