Concavus concavus Bronn 1831 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Balanidae

Alternative combination: Balanus concavus

Belongs to Concavus according to V. A. Zullo 1992

See also Martin 1904 and Ross and Newman 1967

Sister taxa: Concavus (Menesiniella), Concavus crassostricola, Concavus rubsecens

Subtaxa: Balanus concavus chesapeakensis Balanus concavus proteus Balanus concavus rariseptatus

View classification

Type specimen: Its type locality is Valleandona, which is in a Piacenzian marine sandstone in the Valldunga Formation of Italy

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Morocco (2 collections), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Italy (2), Mexico (4), United States (4: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), France (2), Haiti (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), United States (22: Maryland)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Slovenia (1)

Total: 47 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.