Balanus bloxhamensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Balanoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Thecostraca
Subclassis: Cirripedia
Superordo: Thoracica
Ordo: Sessilia
Subordo: Balanomorpha
Infraordo: Neobalanoformes
Superfamilia: Balanoidea

Familia: Balanidae
Subfamilia: Balaninae
Genus: Balanus
Species: †Balanus bloxhamensis

Name[edit]

Balanus bloxhamensis Weisbord, 1966: 48

  • Original status: valid species
  • Geological age: Pliocene, Florida
  • Type locality: Choctawhatchee Formation, Jackson bluff, florida
  • Types: Holotype PRI JBC5b; paratype PRI JBC5d
  • ZooBank: 163F407D-0550-4BFE-8AF5-C33B4646451F
  • Note: Species is based on two shells without operculars with v-shaped summits in radii; insufficient material to place this species at genus or subfamily-group level (Zullo, 1992: 39)

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