Taiwan Barnacles

Hexechamaesipho Poltarukha, 1996

Common Names

六板小藤壺屬 (Chinese)

Languages: English

Description

Diagnostic Description

Shell with 6 plates; scutum and tergum deeply interlocking, cirri I and II with multicuspidate- type setae.

Author(s): Chan, KK; Prabowo, Romanus; Lee, Kwen-Shen Creative Commons: by-nc

Remarks

At present, only 1 species is classified in Hexechamaesipho in the world.

Author(s): Chan, KK; Prabowo, Romanus; Lee, Kwen-Shen Creative Commons: by-nc

References

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Newman, W. A., & Ross A. (1976).  A revision of the balanomorph barnacles: including a catalog of the species. Memoirs of the San Diego Society of Natural History. 9, 1-108.
Poltarukha, O. P. (1996).   Composition, phylogeny and position in system of the subfamily Notochthamalinae (Crustacea, Chthamalidae) . Zoologichesky Zhurnal. 75, 985-994.
Utinomi, H. (1949).   Studies on the cirripedian fauna of Japan. VI. Cirripeds from Kyushu and Ryukyus Island . Publications of the Seto Marine Biology Laboratory. 1(2), 19-37.
Utinomi, H. (1954).  Invertebrate fauna of the intertidal zone of the Tokara Islands. IX. Cirripedia. Publications of the Seto Marine Biology Laboratory. 4(1), 17-26.