Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Maxillopoda > Subclass Thecostraca > Infraclass Cirripedia > Superorder Thoracica > Order Sessilia > Suborder Balanomorpha > Superfamily Balanoidea > Family Balanidae > Subfamily Megabalaninae > Genus Megabalanus

Megabalanus azoricus (Pilsbry, 1916)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MegabalanusHoek, 1913accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Spanish, Castillian: claca

Literature

basis of record

Southward, A.J. (2001). Cirripedia - non-parasitic Thoracica, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 280-283

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

WoRMS (2010). Megabalanus azoricus (Pilsbry, 1916). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106224

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

OSPAR:
annex V This species is threatened and/or declining in the Wider Atlantic according to the OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic.

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by Alan Southward

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