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Acasta

Cirripedia - Sessilia - Archaeobalanidae

Taxonomy
Acasta was named by Leach (1817) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cirripedia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Archaeobalanidae by McLaughlin et al. (2005) and Jones (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Acasta Leach
2002Acasta Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Acasta McLaughlin et al. p. 42
2007Acasta Jones p. 294

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classCirripediaRafinesque 1816
superorderThoracica(Darwin 1854)
orderSessiliaLamarck 1818
suborderBalanomorphaPilsbry 1916
superfamilyChionolasmatoideaBuckeridge 1983
familyArchaeobalanidaeNewman and Ross 1976
genusAcastaLeach 1817

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available