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 coccopoma (Darwin, 1854)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MegabalanusHoek, 1913accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: grote roze zeepok sources: VLIZ Alien Species Consortium
 English: titan acorn barnacle

Literature

basis of record

Kerckhof, F. (2002). Barnacles (Cirripedia, Balanomorpha) in Belgian waters, an overview of the species and recent evolutions, with emphasis on exotic species. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 72(Suppl.): 93-104

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Gittings, S. R. 2009. Cirripedia (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 827–836 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Chan, Benny K.K. (2010). Megabalanus coccopoma (Darwin, 1854). 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:149682

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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2010-04-01 by Benny K.K. Chan

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