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Balanus trigonus

Thecostraca - Balanomorpha - Balanidae

Taxonomy
Balanus trigonus was named by Darwin (1854). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Balanus trigonus Darwin
1967Balanus trigonus Ross and Newman p. 18
2005Balanus trigonus McLaughlin et al. p. 42

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
Deuteropoda
Mandibulata
PancrustaceaZrzavý and Štys 1997
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
RankNameAuthor
classThecostraca(Gruvel 1905)
subclassCirripedia(Rafinesque 1816)
infraclassThoracica(Darwin 1854)
superorderThoracicalcarea()
Sessilia(Lamarck 1818)
orderBalanomorpha(Pilsbry 1916)
superfamilyBalanoideaLeach 1817
familyBalanidaeLeach 1817
subfamilyBalaninaeLeach 1817
genusBalanusDa Costa 1778
speciestrigonusDarwin 1854

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.

Balanus trigonus Darwin 1854
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitef
Grouping: gregariousf
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Epibiont: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2008-03-04 07:41:07
Modified: 2008-03-04 09:41:07
Source: f = family, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Pliocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 5.33300 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6USA (Florida) Balanus trigonus (35026)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Spain Balanus trigonus (153720)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Mexico Balanus trigonus (146275)