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Megabalanus californicus


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lexID:
10265 
AphiaID:
394981 
Scientific:
Megabalanus californicus 
German:
Seepocke 
English:
White-ribbed Red Barnacle 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Hexanauplia (Class) > Sessilia (Order) > Balanidae (Family) > Megabalanus (Genus) > californicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pilsbry, ), 1916 
Occurrence:
North Pacific (Ocean), Californiske golf, USA 
Size:
bis zu 3,0cm 
Temperature:
~ 10°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder, Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-12-22 20:18:45 

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Megabalanus californicus (Pilsbry, 1916)

Megabalanus is a genus of barnacles in the family Balanidae. This barnacles grow to 7,00 cm in length and inhabit the intertidal zone.Seepocken sind im adulten Stadium sessile Tiere, die ihren Standort nicht mehr verlassen können.

Megabalanus californicus inhabit tidal habitats in California and the North American Pacific coast.Acorn barnacle to 3,0 cm diameter, shell plates with longitudinal red and white stripes.This colourfull barnacle is commonly known as White-ribbed Red Barnacle.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Hexanauplia (Class) > Thecostraca (Subclass) > Cirripedia (Infraclass) > Thoracica (Superorder) > Sessilia (Order) > Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Balanidae (Family) > Megabalaninae (Subfamily) > Megabalanus (Genus) > Megabalanus californicus (Species)

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