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Megabalanus tintinnabulum

Thecostraca - Balanomorpha - Balanidae

Taxonomy
Balanus tintinnabulum was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Megabalanus tintinnabulum by Zullo (1992).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Balanus tintinnabulum Linnaeus
1879Balanus tintinnabulum Martin p. 131
1909Balanus concavus coosensis Dall p. 138 figs. pl. 19, figs. 1, 6
1992Megabalanus tintinnabulum Zullo p. 39

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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
subfamilyMegabalaninaeNewman 1979
genusMegabalanusHoek 1913
speciestintinnabulum(Linnaeus 1758)

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.

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Invalid names: Balanus coosensis Dall 1909 [synonym]
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 Middle Eocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 47.80000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (26 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene47.8 - 37.71Indonesia Balanus tintinnabulum (70102)
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03Slovenia Balanus tintinnabulum (87472)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mexico (Baja California Sur) Balanus californicus (43814 96570)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Brazil (Piaui) Megabalanus tintinnabulum (112600)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Brazil (Para) Megabalanus tintinnabulum (112590)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (California) Megabalanus tintinnabulum (196138 196169)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Belgium Megabalanus tintinnabulum (114830)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Indonesia Balanus tintinnabulum (70099)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6USA (Florida) Balanus tintinnabulum (35026)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Mexico (Baja California Sur) Balanus tintinnabulum (43686)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Mexico (Baja California) Balanus tintinnabulum (97126 97127)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene2.588 - 0.129Peru Balanus tintinnabulum (96897)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Peru Balanus tintinnabulum (207004 207005)
Quaternary2.58 - 0.0USA (California) Balanus tintinnabulum (37934 37937 37938)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Mexico Balanus californicus (52347 67641 226464) Balanus tintinnabulum (67642)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (California) Balanus tintinnabulum (59063 160361)