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Balanus Costa, 1778

106122  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106122)

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  1. Species Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  2. Species Balanus bloxhamensis Weisbord, 1966
  3. Species Balanus borsodensis Kolosváry, 1952
  4. Species Balanus calidus Pilsbry, 1916
  5. Species Balanus cantelli Newman, 1982
  6. Species Balanus chisletianus Sowerby, 1859
  7. Species Balanus citerosum Henry, 1973
  8. Species Balanus connelli Cornwall, 1927
  9. Species Balanus crenatus Bruguière, 1789
  10. Species Balanus curvirostratus Menesini, 1968
  11. Species Balanus darwinii Seguenza, 1876
  12. Species Balanus ecuadoricus Pilsbry & Olson, 1951
  13. Species Balanus engbergi Pilsbry, 1921
  14. Species Balanus flos Pilsbry, 1907
  15. Species Balanus flosculoidus Kolosváry, 1941
  16. Species Balanus gizellae Kolosváry, 1967
  17. Species Balanus glandula Darwin, 1854
  18. Species Balanus hoekianus Pilsbry, 1911
  19. Species Balanus hohmanni Philippi, 1887
  20. Species Balanus humilis Conrad, 1846
  21. Species Balanus imitator Zullo, 1984
  22. Species Balanus irradians Zullo & Guruswami-Naidu, 1982
  23. Species Balanus irregularis Broch, 1931
  24. Species Balanus kanakoffi Zullo, 1969
  25. Species Balanus laevis Bruguière, 1789
  26. Species Balanus laguairensis Weisbord, 1966
  27. Species Balanus leonensis Weisbord, 1966
  28. Species Balanus microstomus Philippi, 1887
  29. Species Balanus minutus Hoek, 1913
  30. Species Balanus mirabilis Krüger, 1912
  31. Species Balanus newburnensis Weisbord, 1966
  32. Species Balanus nubilus Darwin, 1854
  33. Species Balanus ochlockoneensis Weisbord, 1966
  34. Species Balanus pannonicus Kolosváry, 1952
  35. Species Balanus parkeri Zullo, 1967
  36. Species Balanus poecilus Darwin, 1854
  37. Species Balanus polyporus Pilbry, 1924
  38. Species Balanus provisoricus Kolosváry, 1961
  39. Species Balanus pulchellus Ren, 1989
  40. Species Balanus rhizophorae Ren & Liu in Ren, 1989
  41. Species Balanus roseus Lamarck, 1838
  42. Species Balanus rostratus Hoek, 1883
  43. Species Balanus sauntonensis Parfitt, 1871
  44. Species Balanus similis Weltner, 1922
  45. Species Balanus spongicola Brown, 1844
  46. Species Balanus tamiamiensis Ross, 1964
  47. Species Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854
  48. Species Balanus tuboperforatus Kolosváry, 1962
  49. Species Balanus tumorifer Kolosváry, 1962
  50. Species Balanus vadaszi Kolosváry, 1949
  51. Species Balanus veneticensis Seguenza, 1876
  52. Species Balanus withersi Pilsbry, 1930
  53. Species Balanus zhujiangensis Ren, 1989
  54. Species Balanus alatus Hoek, 1913 accepted as Amphibalanus poecilotheca (Kruger, 1911) (Henry, Dora Priaulx, and Patsy A. McLaughlin. "The barnacles of the Balanus amphitrite complex (Cirripedia, Thoracica)." Zoologische verhandelingen 141.1 (1975): 1-254.)
  55. Species Balanus albicostatus Pilsbry, 1916 accepted as Fistulobalanus albicostatus (Pilsbry, 1916) (synonym)
  56. Species Balanus amaryllis Darwin, 1854 accepted as Striatobalanus amaryllis (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
  57. Species Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus amphitrite (Darwin, 1854)
  58. Species Balanus aquila Pilsbry, 1916 accepted as Menesiniella aquila (Pilsbry, 1916)
  59. Species Balanus balanoides (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Semibalanus balanoides (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonym)
  60. Species Balanus calceolus accepted as Conopea calceola (Ellis, 1758) (Synonym)
  61. Species Balanus campbelli Filhol, 1886 accepted as Notomegabalanus campbelli (Filhol, 1885) (generic reassignment)
  62. Species Balanus decorus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Megabalanus decorus (Darwin, 1854) accepted as Notomegabalanus decorus (Darwin, 1854)
  63. Species Balanus dentivarians Henry, 1973 accepted as Fistulobalanus dentivarians (Henry, 1973) (generic re-assignment)
  64. Species Balanus eburneus Gould, 1841 accepted as Amphibalanus eburneus (Gould, 1841) (generic reassignment by Pitombo, 2004)
  65. Species Balanus eyerdami Henry, 1960 accepted as Arossia eyerdami (Henry, 1960)
  66. Species Balanus filigranus Broch, 1916 accepted as Multatria filigranus (Broch, 1916) (generic re-assignment)
  67. Species Balanus funiculorum Annandale, 1906 accepted as Eoatria funiculorum (Annandale, 1906) (generic re-assignment)
  68. Species Balanus hameri (Ascanius) accepted as Chirona hameri (Ascanius, 1767) (Synonym)
  69. Species Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854)
  70. Species Balanus indicus Nilsson-Cantell, 1932 accepted as Balanus cantelli Newman, 1982 (homonym of B. indicus Withers, 1923)
  71. Species Balanus isolde Holthuis & Sivertsen, 1967 accepted as Austromegabalanus isolde (Holthuis & Sivertsen, 1967) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  72. Species Balanus kondakovi Tarasov & Zevina, 1957 accepted as Fistulobalanus kondakovi (Tarasov & Zevina, 1957) (generic re-assignment)
  73. Species Balanus merrilli Zullo, 1966 accepted as Conopea merrilli (Zullo, 1966) accepted as Solidobalanus merrilli (Zullo, 1966) (generic re-assignment)
  74. Species Balanus pacificus (Pilsbry, 1916) accepted as Paraconcavus pacificus (Pilsbry, 1916)
  75. Species Balanus pallidus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Fistulobalanus pallidus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
  76. Species Balanus panamensis Rogers, 1948 accepted as Arossia panamensis (Rogers, 1948)
  77. Species Balanus pentacrini Hoek, 1913 accepted as Bathybalanus pentacrini (Hoek, 1913) (generic re-assignment)
  78. Species Balanus perforatus Bruguière, 1789 accepted as Perforatus perforatus (Bruguière, 1789) (basionym)
  79. Species Balanus peruvianus Pilsbry, 1909 accepted as Amphibalanus peruvianus (Pilsbry, 1909)
  80. Species Balanus porcatus accepted as Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym)
  81. Species Balanus quinquevittatus Hoek, 1913 accepted as Eoatria quinquevittatus (Hoek, 1913) (generic re-assignment)
  82. Species Balanus regalis Pilsbry, 1916 accepted as Menesiniella regalis (Pilsbry, 1916)
  83. Species Balanus reticulatus Utinomi, 1967 accepted as Amphibalanus reticulatus (Utinomi, 1967)
  84. Species Balanus subalbidus Henry, 1974 accepted as Amphibalanus subalbidus (Henry, 1973) (generic re-assignment)
  85. Species Balanus terebratus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Multatria terebratus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
  86. Species Balanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Megabalanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym)
  87. Species Balanus uliginosis Utinomi, 1967 accepted as Fistulobalanus kondakovi (Tarasov & Zevina, 1957) (synonymized by Henry and McLaughlin, 1975)
  88. Species Balanus variegatus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus variegatus (Darwin, 1854)
  89. Species Balanus venustus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus venustus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
  90. Species Balanus vestitus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Notobalanus vestitus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
  91. Species Balanus xishaensis Ren & Liu, 1978 accepted as Megabalanus occator (Darwin, 1854)
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Da Costa, E. M. (1778). <i>Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, or, the British conchology</i>; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland: illustrated with figures. In English and French. - Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, ou, la conchologie Britannique; contenant les descriptions & autres particularités d'histoire naturelle des coquilles de la Grande Bretagne & de l'Irlande: avec figures en taille douce. En anglois & françois. i-xii, 1-254, i-vii, [1], Pl. I-XVII. London. (Millan, White, Emsley & Robson). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13116783
page(s): 248 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
WoRMS (2024). Balanus Costa, 1778. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106122 on 2024-07-15
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original description Da Costa, E. M. (1778). <i>Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, or, the British conchology</i>; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland: illustrated with figures. In English and French. - Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, ou, la conchologie Britannique; contenant les descriptions & autres particularités d'histoire naturelle des coquilles de la Grande Bretagne & de l'Irlande: avec figures en taille douce. En anglois & françois. i-xii, 1-254, i-vii, [1], Pl. I-XVII. London. (Millan, White, Emsley & Robson). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13116783
page(s): 248 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Chan, B. K. K.; Dreyer, N.; Gale, A. S.; Glenner, H.; Ewers-Saucedo, C.; Pérez-Losada, M.; Kolbasov, G. A.; Crandall, K. A.; Høeg, J. T. (2021). The evolutionary diversity of barnacles, with an updated classification of fossil and living forms. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> , available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa160 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Southward, A.J. (2001). Cirripedia - non-parasitic Thoracica, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 280-283 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Howson, C.M. & B.E. Picton. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Classification According to RAMS, the genus Balanus belongs to the Bathylasmatidae family instead of the Balanidae family. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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