Calantica pusilla

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Taxonavigation: Scalpelliformes 

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: Scalpelliformes

Familia: Calanticidae
Subfamilia: Calanticinae
Genus: Calantica
Species: Calantica pusilla


Calantica pusilla Utinomi, 1970:158

  • Symbiont: Commensal epibiont on small terminal branches of gorgonian Anthogorgia bocki Aurivillius
  • Type locality: Tomioka, Amakusa Islands, Japan
  • Types: SMBL 233 A,B,C
  • Distribution: Amakusa, Japan
  • ZooBank


  • Newman, W.A. & Jones, W.J. 2011: Two Northeast Pacific deep-water barnacle populations (Cirripedia: Calanticidae and Pachylasmatidae) from seamounts of the Juan de Fuca Ridge; "insular" endemics stemming from Tethys, or by subsequent dispersal from the Western Pacific center of distribution? Zootaxa, 2789: 49–68. Preview Reference page.  [See p. 53, assignment to Group I]