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Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854

Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854
Description: Texel (NL), 01.06.2007 (C.J.M. Philippart)

Characteristics used for id:
- 6 plates
- flat and conic
- opening smal oval or rhombic
- scuta with striation
- tergoscutal-finlet white and lilac spotted

References: HAYWARD & RYLAND, 1998; HAYWARD et al., 2007; LUTHER, 1987
Checked by A. Gittenberger (Naturalis, Leiden, NL)
Author: Philippart, Catharina
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BeRMS taxa
Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854 accepted as Amphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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