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Clistosaccidae

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Clistosaccidae is a family of parasitic barnacles belonging to the bizarre and highly apomorphic infraclass Rhizocephala, which is part of the barnacle subclass Cirripedia.[2][3]

The family contains two genera:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Boyko, Christopher B. (2015). "Clistosaccidae Boschma, 1928". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  2. ^ Chan, Benny K. K.; Dreyer, Niklas; Gale, Andy S.; Glenner, Henrik; et al. (2021). "The evolutionary diversity of barnacles, with an updated classification of fossil and living forms". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa160.
  3. ^ "World Register of Marine Species, genus Elminius". Retrieved 2021-08-25.
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Clistosaccidae: Brief Summary

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Clistosaccidae is a family of parasitic barnacles belonging to the bizarre and highly apomorphic infraclass Rhizocephala, which is part of the barnacle subclass Cirripedia.

The family contains two genera:

Clistosaccus Lilljeborg, 1861 Sylon M. Sars, 1870
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