WoRMS taxon details

Balanus Costa, 1778

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

accepted
Genus
Species Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Balanus bloxhamensis Weisbord, 1966
Species Balanus borsodensis Kolosváry, 1952
Species Balanus calidus Pilsbry, 1916
Species Balanus cantelli Newman, 1982
Species Balanus chisletianus Sowerby, 1859
Species Balanus citerosum Henry, 1973
Species Balanus connelli Cornwall, 1927
Species Balanus crenatus Bruguière, 1789
Species Balanus curvirostratus Menesini, 1968
Species Balanus darwinii Seguenza, 1876
Species Balanus ecuadoricus Pilsbry & Olson, 1951
Species Balanus engbergi Pilsbry, 1921
Species Balanus flos Pilsbry, 1907
Species Balanus flosculoidus Kolosváry, 1941
Species Balanus gizellae Kolosváry, 1967
Species Balanus glandula Darwin, 1854
Species Balanus hoekianus Pilsbry, 1911
Species Balanus hohmanni Philippi, 1887
Species Balanus humilis Conrad, 1846
Species Balanus imitator Zullo, 1984
Species Balanus indicus Withers, 1923 †
Species Balanus irradians Zullo & Guruswami-Naidu, 1982
Species Balanus irregularis Broch, 1931
Species Balanus kanakoffi Zullo, 1969
Species Balanus laevis Bruguière, 1789
Species Balanus laguairensis Weisbord, 1966
Species Balanus leonensis Weisbord, 1966
Species Balanus microstomus Philippi, 1887
Species Balanus minutus Hoek, 1913
Species Balanus mirabilis Krüger, 1912
Species Balanus newburnensis Weisbord, 1966
Species Balanus nubilus Darwin, 1854
Species Balanus ochlockoneensis Weisbord, 1966
Species Balanus pannonicus Kolosváry, 1952
Species Balanus parkeri Zullo, 1967
Species Balanus poecilus Darwin, 1854
Species Balanus polyporus Pilbry, 1924
Species Balanus provisoricus Kolosváry, 1961
Species Balanus pulchellus Ren, 1989
Species Balanus rhizophorae Ren & Liu in Ren, 1989
Species Balanus roseus Lamarck, 1838
Species Balanus rostratus Hoek, 1883
Species Balanus sauntonensis Parfitt, 1871
Species Balanus similis Weltner, 1922
Species Balanus spongicola Brown, 1844
Species Balanus tamiamiensis Ross, 1964
Species Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854
Species Balanus tuboperforatus Kolosváry, 1962
Species Balanus tumorifer Kolosváry, 1962
Species Balanus vadaszi Kolosváry, 1949
Species Balanus veneticensis Seguenza, 1876
Species Balanus withersi Pilsbry, 1930
Species Balanus zhujiangensis Ren, 1989

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.)
Species Balanus albicostatus Pilsbry, 1916 accepted as Fistulobalanus albicostatus (Pilsbry, 1916) (synonym)
Species Balanus amaryllis Darwin, 1854 accepted as Striatobalanus amaryllis (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus amphitrite (Darwin, 1854)
Species Balanus aquila Pilsbry, 1916 accepted as Menesiniella aquila (Pilsbry, 1916)
Species Balanus balanoides (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Semibalanus balanoides (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonym)
Species Balanus calceolus accepted as Conopea calceola (Ellis, 1758) (Synonym)
Species Balanus campbelli Filhol, 1886 accepted as Notomegabalanus campbelli (Filhol, 1885) (generic reassignment)
Species Balanus concavus Bronn, 1831 † accepted as Concavus concavus (Bronn, 1831) †
Species Balanus decorus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Megabalanus decorus (Darwin, 1854) accepted as Notomegabalanus decorus (Darwin, 1854)
Species Balanus dentivarians Henry, 1973 accepted as Fistulobalanus dentivarians (Henry, 1973) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus eburneus Gould, 1841 accepted as Amphibalanus eburneus (Gould, 1841) (generic reassignment by Pitombo, 2004)
Species Balanus eyerdami Henry, 1960 accepted as Arossia eyerdami (Henry, 1960)
Species Balanus filigranus Broch, 1916 accepted as Multatria filigranus (Broch, 1916) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus funiculorum Annandale, 1906 accepted as Eoatria funiculorum (Annandale, 1906) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus galeatus (Linneaus, 1771) accepted as Conopea galeata (Linnaeus, 1771)
Species Balanus hameri (Ascanius) accepted as Chirona hameri (Ascanius, 1767) (Synonym)
Species Balanus hirsutus Hoek, 1883 accepted as Bathylasma hirsutum (Hoek, 1883) (Basionym)
Species Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854)
Species Balanus indicus Nilsson-Cantell, 1932 accepted as Balanus cantelli Newman, 1982 (homonym of B. indicus Withers, 1923)
Species Balanus kondakovi Tarasov & Zevina, 1957 accepted as Fistulobalanus kondakovi (Tarasov & Zevina, 1957) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus merrilli Zullo, 1966 accepted as Conopea merrilli (Zullo, 1966) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus ovularis accepted as Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854)
Species Balanus pacificus (Pilsbry, 1916) accepted as Paraconcavus pacificus (Pilsbry, 1916)
Species Balanus pallidus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Fistulobalanus pallidus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus panamensis Rogers, 1948 accepted as Arossia panamensis (Rogers, 1948)
Species Balanus pentacrini Hoek, 1913 accepted as Bathybalanus pentacrini (Hoek, 1913) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus perforatus Bruguière, 1789 accepted as Perforatus perforatus (Bruguière, 1789) (basionym)
Species Balanus porcatus accepted as Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym)
Species Balanus quinquevittatus Hoek, 1913 accepted as Eoatria quinquevittatus (Hoek, 1913) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus regalis Pilsbry, 1916 accepted as Menesiniella regalis (Pilsbry, 1916)
Species Balanus reticulatus Utinomi, 1967 accepted as Amphibalanus reticulatus (Utinomi, 1967)
Species Balanus subalbidus Henry, 1974 accepted as Amphibalanus subalbidus (Henry, 1973) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus terebratus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Multatria terebratus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Megabalanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym)
Species Balanus uliginosis Utinomi, 1967 accepted as Fistulobalanus kondakovi (Tarasov & Zevina, 1957) (synonymized by Henry and McLaughlin, 1975)
Species Balanus variegatus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus variegatus (Darwin, 1854)
Species Balanus venustus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus venustus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
Species Balanus vestitus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Notobalanus vestitus (Darwin, 1854) (generic re-assignment)
marine
WoRMS (2018). Balanus Costa, 1778. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106122 on 2018-02-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-03-30 08:09:10Z
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2010-10-22 06:14:53Z
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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 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Howson, C. M.; Picton, B. E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
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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