Tetraclita squamosa squamosa   (Bruguiere),  1789 (Barnacle)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Sessilia
Family:Tetraclitidae

Image copyrights: Ocean Science and Technology Cell, CUSAT, Kochi

Description
Size: Carino lateral diameter 40-43 mm; diameter along carino rostral axis 7-8 mm; height 30-31 mm.

The orifice is ovate or diamond shaped.


Synonym (s)
Tetraclita porosa viridis Darwin 1854
Tetraclita porosa viridis Nilsson-Cantell 1921
Tetraclita porosa viridis Nilsson-Cantell 1934
Tetraclita porosa viridis Nilsson-Cantell 1938a
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Broch 1922
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Broch 1931
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Hiro 1936
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Hiro 1937a
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Utinomi 1954
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Utinomi 1958
Tetraclita squamosa viridis Foster 1970
Tetraclita squamosa squamosa Pilsbry 1916
Tetraclita squamosa squamosa Henry 1957
Tetraclita squamosa squamosa Utinomi 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA (Record: 22/02/2002, 05/03/2002)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Dube Nallah INDIA (Record: 2002)
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA (Record: 2001, 2002, 2006)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Shastri Nagar INDIA (Record: 2002)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Magar Nallah INDIA (Record: 2002)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Kichad Nallah INDIA (Record: 2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Fernando, SA (2006) Monograph on Indian Barnacles Ocean science and technology Cell, Kochi 9-199 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2012-05-22

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