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Taxonavigation: Scalpelliformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Thecostraca
Subclassis: Cirripedia
Superordo: Thoracica
Ordo: Scalpelliformes

Familia: Calanticidae
Subfamilia: Scillaelepadinae
Genus: Scillaelepas
Species (8): S. brasiliensis – †S. carinata – †S. dannigeri – S. fosteri – S. gemma – S. grimaldii – †S. pittensis – S. superba

[source: WoRMS]
NOTE: Following species-group taxa have been widely published and cited as Scillaelepas, but have been reassigned: S. bocquetae – S. calyculus – S. falcata – S. mirifica – S. pilsbryi

Check: S. studeri


Scillaelepas Seguenza, 1876: 390

Primary references[edit]


  • Di Geronimo, R. 2009: A new species of Gruvelialepas Newman, 1980 (Crustacea, Cirripedia) from the northern Atlantic and remarks on living and fossil closely-related genera. Zoosystema, 31(1): 63–70. PDF Reference page
  • Newman, W.A. 1980: A review of extant Scillaelepas (Cirripedia: Scalpellidae) including recognition of new species from the north Atlantic, western Indian Ocean and New Zealand. Tethys 9(4): 379–398. abstract only seen Reference page