Stomatolepas elegans

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stomatolepas elegans


Taxonavigation: Coronuloidea 

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: Sessilia
Subordo: Balanomorpha
Infraordo: Neobalanoformes
Superfamilia: Coronuloidea

Familia: Platylepadidae
Subfamilia: Stomatolepadinae
Genus: Stomatolepas
Species: Stomatolepas elegans


  • Stomatolepas elegans (Costa, 1840): 14
    • Original genus: Coronula
    • Symbiont: Commensal embedded in soft skin of marine turtles
    • Type locality:neotype locality, Nova Scotia
    • Typus: Neotype YPM 42775
    • Distribution: Cosmopolitan, tropical, subtropical and temperate waters, on sea turtles
    • ZooBank: F611E4AC-3766-4072-A14E-1020C87A9ACE



  • Costa, O.G. 1840: Di alcuni Balanidi appartenenti al Regne di Napoli. Atti Accademia Scienze di Napoli, 5: 1–117. BHL Reference page.  [See p. 14, original description as Coronula elegans] (Costa, 1838 of authors, was determined to be 1840 by W. A. Newman)