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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanus improvisus Darwin, 1854 
AphiaID: 106218

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaxillopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripedia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracica (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSessilia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanus Costa, 1778
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanus ovularis
Sources  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]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrakvandsrur  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrakwaterpok  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbay barnacleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoracorn barnacle  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpetite balane ivoireUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalane bernache  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrackwasser-Seepocke  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrakkvannsrur  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrakkvassrur  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Brazil
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBrazil (introduced: alien[details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Guinea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Guinea (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Mexico (introduced: alien[details]
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (introduced: alien[details]
North Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Pacific (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCalifornia (introduced: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean (introduced: alien[details]
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEstonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Baltic Sea [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUkrainian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Estonia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMuuga harbour (Port of Tallinn, Gulf of Finland) [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Finland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Gulf of Finland [details]
Gulf of Riga
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorParnu Bay [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurope [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemioniscus balani Buchholtz, 1866 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) - Balanus improvisus 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (150 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (21 nucleotides; 10 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Barnacle Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); lower North Shore to Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species is very widespread around the Atlantic and has been dispersed by shipping to many parts of the world, for example into the Indo Pacific and Austral-asia. As a result, it has now a world-wide distribution in tropical and temperate seas. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106218
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Southward, Alan
2011-11-18 10:00:28Z  changed  Chan, Benny K.K.
  
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  Citation: Chan, Benny K.K. (2014). Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106218 on 2014-10-30
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