Taiwan Barnacles

Tetraclitinae Newman & Ross, 1976

Common Names

笠藤壺亞科 (Chinese)

Languages: English

Description

Diagnostic Description

Parietes tubiferous, tubes not completely filled with calcium or chitin, radii well-developed and solid.

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

Remarks

Tetraclitinae is further divided into Tetraclita, Tesseropora and Astroclita. Only Tetraclita was recorded in Taiwan in the present study.

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

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