Megabalanus tintinnabulum Linnaeus 1758 (barnacle)

Thecostraca - Balanomorpha - Balanidae

Alternative combination: Balanus tintinnabulum

Synonyms: Balanus concavus coosensis Dall 1909, Balanus coosensis Dall 1909

Belongs to Megabalanus according to V. A. Zullo 1992

See also Martin 1879

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), Peru (3), United States (5: California)

• Pliocene of Mexico (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Indonesia (1), United States (2: California)

• Oligocene of Slovenia (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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