Pachyscalpellum glauerti Withers 1926 (barnacle)

Thecostraca - Calanticomorpha

Alternative combinations: Neoscalpellum glauerti, Neoscalpellum glauteri, Scalpellum (Neoscalpellum) glauerti

Synonym: Pollicipes aboriginalis Buckeridge 1983

Full reference: T. H. Withers. 1926. A new cirripede from the Upper Cretaceous of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 12:101-104

Belongs to Pachyscalpellum according to A. S. Gale 2015

See also Buckeridge 1983, Buckeridge 1991 and Withers 1926

Sister taxa: Pachyscalpellum cramptoni, Pachyscalpellum saskatchewanensis

Type specimens:

  • Pachyscalpellum glauerti: WAM 4194, an other
  • Pollicipes aboriginalis: WAM 77.3531, an other. Its type locality is Dandaragan (Dodds collection), which is in a Santonian carbonate chalk in the Gingin Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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