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THECOSTRACA Gruvel, 1905 (barnacles)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subclass)

LEPADIFORMES Buckeridge & Newman, 2006 (an order of goose barnacles) Order 1 subtaxon  
LEPADIDAE Darwin, 1985 (a family of goose barnacles) Family 1 subtaxon  
Lepas (Anatifa) anatifera Linnaeus, 1758 (Common Goose Barnacle)
Three animals - lateral view
SESSILIA Lamarck, 1818 (acorn barnacles)
AUSTROBALANIDAE (a family of acorn barnacles), eg: Austrominius modestus (Darwin's Barnacle) - Dried specimens - close-up BALANOMORPHA (a suborder of acorn barnacles), eg: Perforatus perforatus (an acorn barnacle) - Barnacle - cirri deployed
Order 8 subtaxa 10 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Darwin, C., 1851 A Monograph of the Sub-class Cirripedia with Figures of all the Species

THECOSTRACA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 7 feeding and other relationships of THECOSTRACA (barnacles)

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