Megatrematinae

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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: Pyrgomatidae
Subfamilia: Megatrematinae
Tribus (2): Megatrematini  - Pyrgominini

Overview of genera (4)[edit]

Adna – Megatrema – Memagreta – Pyrgomina

[Source: WoRMS+ authors]

Name[edit]

Megatrematinae Holthuis, 1982: 319 (Replacement name proposed for Bosciinae)

  • Type genus: Megatrema Sowerby, 1823, original designation

Synonymy[edit]

  • Bosciinae Newman; Ross, 1976: 39 (became invalid with invalidation of type genus)

References[edit]

  • Holthuis, I.B. 1982: The nomenclature of some coral-inhabiting barnacles of the family Pyrgomatidae (Cirripedia, Balanomorpha). Crustaceana 43(3): 316–320. JSTOR Reference page.  [See p. 319]
  • Ross, A.; Pitombo, F.B. 2002: Notes on the coral-inhabiting Megatrematinae and the description of a new tribe, new genus and three new species (Cirripedia: Sessilia: Pyrgomatidae). Sessile organisms 19(2): 57-68. DOI: 10.4282/sosj.19.57 Reference page.  [See p. 58]