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Sacculinidae

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The Sacculinidae are a family of barnacles belonging to the bizarre parasitic and highly apomorphic infraclass Rhizocephala. The Sacculinidae is one of the two larger families of Rhizocephala, containing six genera:[1][2]

References

  1. ^ "World Register of Marine Species, family Sacculinidae". Retrieved 2021-08-23.
  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.

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Sacculinidae: Brief Summary

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The Sacculinidae are a family of barnacles belonging to the bizarre parasitic and highly apomorphic infraclass Rhizocephala. The Sacculinidae is one of the two larger families of Rhizocephala, containing six genera:

Drepanorchis Boschma, 1927 Heterosaccus Smith, 1906 Loxothylacus Boschma, 1928 Ptychascus Boschma, 1933 Sacculina Thompson, 1836 Sesarmaxenos Annandale, 1911
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