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Balanus  Da Costa, 1778
Taxonomic Serial No.: 89600

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMaxillopoda Dahl, 1956  
                      SubclassThecostraca Gruvel, 1905  
                         InfraclassCirripedia Burmeister, 1834 – barnacles, bernacles  
                            SuperorderThoracica Darwin, 1854 – barnacles  
                               OrderSessilia Lamarck, 1818 – sessile barnacles  
                                  SuborderBalanomorpha Pilsbry, 1916 – acorn barnacles  
                                     SuperfamilyBalanoidea Leach, 1817  
                                        FamilyBalanidae Leach, 1817  
                                           GenusBalanus Da Costa, 1778  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus aquila Pilsbry, 1907  
                                              Species Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                              Species Balanus calidus Pilsbry, 1916  
                                              Species Balanus crenatus Bruguière, 1789  
                                              Species Balanus decorus Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus eburneus Gould, 1841 – ivory barnacle 
                                              Species Balanus engbergi   
                                              Species Balanus flos   
                                              Species Balanus flosculus   
                                              Species Balanus galeatus   
                                              Species Balanus glandula Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus hoekianus   
                                              Species Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus laevis Bruguiere, 1789  
                                              Species Balanus merrilli   
                                              Species Balanus nubilis   
                                              Species Balanus nubilus Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus pacificus   
                                              Species Balanus pentacrini Hoek, 1913  
                                              Species Balanus perforatus   
                                              Species Balanus regalis Pilsbry, 1916  
                                              Species Balanus reticulatus Utinomi, 1967  
                                              Species Balanus rostratus Hoek, 1883  
                                              Species Balanus spongicola Brown, 1827  
                                              Species Balanus subalbidus Henry, 1974  
                                              Species Balanus tintinnabulum   
                                              Species Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus venustus Darwin, 1854  
                                              Species Balanus vestitus Darwin, 1854  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Balanus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gruvel, A.  
  Publication Date: 1905   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Monographie des Cirrhipèdes ou Thécostracés   
  Page(s): 472   
  Publisher: Libraires de L'Academie de Medicine   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  Reference for: Balanus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Young, Paulo S. / Young, Paulo S., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Maxillopoda: Thecostraca   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of Crustacea of Brazil, Série Livros, no. 6   
  Page(s): 263-285   
  Publisher: Museu Nacional   
  Publication Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7427-001-6   
  Reference for: Balanus   

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