Lithotrya nicobarica   Reinhardt,  1850 (Barnacle)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Pedunculata
Family:Scalpellidae

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

Description
Size: 12 mm-31 mm; carinorostral diameter 3.5-17 mm


Synonym (s)
Lithotrya cauta Darwin, 1851
Lithotrya conica Hoek, 1907
Lithotrya nicobarica Annandale, 1906
Lithotrya nicobarica Gruvel, 1905
Lithotrya nicobarica Henry, 1957
Lithotrya nicobarica Hiro, 1937
Lithotrya nicobarica Hoek, 1907
Lithotrya nicobarica Nilsson-Cantell, 1921
Lithotrya nicobarica Rossell, 1972
Lithotrya nicobarica Sewell, 1926
Lithotrya nicobarica Zevina, 1978
Lithotrya pacifica Borradaile, 1900
Lithotrya pacifica Gruvel, 1905
Lithotrya pacifica Hoek, 1907
Lithotrya pacifica Pilsbry, 1907

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Vijay Nagar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Shastri Nagar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island, Dube Nallah INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Katchall Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • 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
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Daniel, A (1972) Marine intertidal barnacles in the Indian Ocean Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy-Part B 38 (3-4) 179-182 Available at - http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/rawdataupload/upload/insa/INSA_1/20005b7c_179.pdf
  • Rao, GC (1991) Distribution of plants and animals on the rocky sea shores of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 7(2) 30-42 Available at - NIO, Goa

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