Balanus nubilus Darwin 1854 (barnacle)

Thecostraca - Balanomorpha - Balanidae

Alternative combination: Balanus (Balanus) nubilus

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

See also Addicott and Emerson 1959 and Zullo 1969

Sister taxa: Balanus (Balanus), Balanus amaryllis, Balanus amphitrite, 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 ochlockonensis, Balanus ornatus, Balanus polyporus, Balanus reticulatus, Balanus rostratus, Balanus scutorum, Balanus silverdalensis, Balanus subalbidus, Balanus trigonus, Balanus vadaszi, Balanus venustus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Mexico (6 collections), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of United States (2: Alaska)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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