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Peltogastridae

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The Peltogastridae are a family of barnacles belonging to the bizarre parasitic and highly apomorphic superorder Rhizocephala, and therein to the less diverse of the two orders, the Kentrogonida. The Peltogastridae are by far the largest family of Rhizocephala. They comprise 14 genera:[1]

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  1. ^ Geoff Boxshall (2010). "Peltogastridae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 27, 2010..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}

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Peltogastridae: Brief Summary

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The Peltogastridae are a family of barnacles belonging to the bizarre parasitic and highly apomorphic superorder Rhizocephala, and therein to the less diverse of the two orders, the Kentrogonida. The Peltogastridae are by far the largest family of Rhizocephala. They comprise 14 genera:

Angulosaccus Reinhard, 1944 Boschmaia Reinhard, 1958 Briarosaccus Boschma, 1930 Cyphosaccus Reinhard, 1958 Dipterosaccus Van Kampen & Boschma, 1925 Galatheascus Boschma, 1929 Parthenopea Kossmann, 1874 Peltogaster Rathke, 1842 Peltogastrella Krüger, 1912 Pterogaster Septosaccus Duboscq, 1912 Temnascus Boschma, 1951 Tortugaster Reinhard, 1948 Trachelosaccus Boschma, 1928
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