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Noun1.Cirripedia - barnacles
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
barnacle, cirriped, cirripede - marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
Balanidae, family Balanidae - stalkless barnacles
family Lepadidae, Lepadidae - goose barnacles
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Coliform accumulation in Amphibalanus amphitrite (Darwin, 1854) (Cirripedia) and its use as an organic pollution bioindicator in the estuarine area of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil.
A Monograph on the Sub-Class Cirripedia. The Balanidae.
Collectors at this location remained immersed during the entire sampling period, which may have favored the higher recruitment of other organisms, with an abundance of cirripedia (barnacles), mainly in the dry period.
Filtering barnacles [ivory barnacles, Balanus eburneus (Crustacea; Cirripedia)] and decapod shrimps [big-claw snapping shrimp, Alpheus heterochaelis (Crustacea; Decapoda)] were used for the analysis because filter feeders and scavenging omnivores represent important links between the detritus and higher trophic levels.
Dominant taxa were the larvae of Annelida and Cirripedia. Crustaceans were the most abundant component among the holoplankton, representing > 36 % and 39 % of the total abundance and species richness respectively.
Variations in population structure in the genus Tetraclita (Crustacea: Cirripedia) between temperate and tropical populations.
Occurrence ofAmphibalanus amphitrite (Darwin, 1854)(Cirripedia, Balanidae) on Crocodylus acutus (Reptilia, Crocodylia) in Colima, Mexico.
Barnacles (Cirripedia, Thoracica) and associated epibionts from sea turtles in the central Mediterranean.
recognition of his enormous work on Cirripedia (barnacles).
Living Cirripedia: A Monograph on the Sub-Class Cirripedia.
sp.3 Cirripedia Austromegabalanus psittacus (Molina, 1788) 1,2 1,6 Verruca laevigata (Sowerby, 1827) 5,9 6,5 Balanus laevis Bruguiere, 1789 4,5 3,8 Maxillopoda Copepoda Harpacticoidea indet.