Chthamalus stellatus

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Chthamalus stellatus


Taxonavigation: Chthamaloidea 

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: Chthamaloidea

Familia: Chthamalidae
Subfamilia: Chthamalinae
Genus: Chthamalus
Species: Chthamalus stellatus


Chthamalus stellatus (Poli, 1791: 29)

  • Original genus: Lepas
  • Geological age: Pliocene to Recent
  • Type locality: Probably Bay of Naples
  • Types: BMNH Original types unknown
  • Distribution: Littoral, British Isles, Atlantic coast of Europe, Africa to Cape Verde; Mediterranean and Black Seas; other records unverified; sympatric with Chthamalus montagui, occupying middle littoral levels; reported from Pliocene of Italy (de Alessandri, 1894)
  • ZooBank: 67A9DB49-1B7B-4058-867A-D77D762B2CC1


Chthamalus darwini Bosquet, 1857: 1

Chthamalus stellatus communis Darwin, 1854: 455


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