Conopea merrilli

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Archaeobalanidae
Subfamilia: Archaeobalaninae
Genus: Conopea
Species: Conopea merrilli

Name[edit]

Conopea merrilli (Zullo, 1966: 237)

  • Original genus: Balanus
  • Symbiont: obligate commensal on gorgonian sea fans, on trunks
  • Type locality: Station 11a, off Sandy Point, Raccoon Key, South Carolina, 45.7 m
  • Types: USNM 112437; paratypes USNM 112438/1-2
  • Distribution: South Carolina; west coast of Florida; Puerto Rico; reported from Gulf of Mexico (Florida, USA and Vera Cruz, Mexico)
  • ZooBank: 47EE4856-80C0-4CE8-A0DE-7D2DDF4BE4D0

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