Balanus finchii

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Taxonavigation: Balanoidea 

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

Familia: Balanidae
Subfamilia: Concavinae
Concavinae incertae sedis
†Species: Balanus finchii


Balanus finchii Lea, 1833: 211

  • Later authors have shown that this form came from Yorktown Formation, Virginia. May be synonym of Balanus multiseptatus Ross.

  • Original status: valid species
  • Geological age: Given by Lea as Miocene of Maryland. See above and Zullo, 1992: 39.
  • Type locality: St. Mary's, Maryland (by Lea, 1833)
  • Types: Lea's cabinet
  • ZooBank: 7C78F805-5906-42AB-B0B3-783695F8D1BE