Brachylepas fallax

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Taxonavigation: Brachylepadomorpha 

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: Brachylepadomorpha

Familia: Brachylepadidae
Genus: †Brachylepas
†Species: Brachylepas fallax


Brachylepas fallax (Darwin, 1851: 75)

  • Original genus: Pollicipes
  • Original status: valid species
  • Geological age: Cretaceous (Turonian-lower Maastrichtian), England, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark
  • Type locality: Upper Chalk, Norwich, England
  • Types: Lectotype scutum, Norwich Museum 2153, figured in Darwin as Pl. IV, fig. 8a; paralectotypes Norwich Museum 2153a, b, c, d
  • ZooBank: D2E5BD6D-2452-4D3C-8EE0-7BDB29C2E1AE


  • Darwin, C. 1851: A monograph on the fossil Lepadidæ, or, Pedunculated Cirripedes of Great Britain. Paleontographical Society, London. 88 pp. BHL Reference page.  [See p. 75, as Pollicipes fallax]
  • Withers, T.H. 1935: Catalog of fossil Cirripedia in the Department of Geology of the British Museum. Vol. 2, Cretaceous. London, British Museum, 433 p. Reference page.  [See p. 367] (see for full synonymy)