APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Acorn barnacle and Stalked, Goose and Buoy barnacle images (Crustaceans)
Acorn barnacle (Order Sessilia)

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Archaeobalanidae (Family) > Acastinae (Subfamily)

Acasta
Acasta spongites (Poli, 1795) - Sponge barnacle

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Archaeobalanidae (Family) > Archaeobalaninae (Subfamily)

Hesperibalanus
Hesperibalanus fallax (Broch, 1927) syn. Solidobalanus fallax (Broch, 1927) - An Acorn barnacle

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Archaeobalanidae (Family) > Semibalaninae (Subfamily)

Semibalanus
Semibalanus balanoides (Linnaeus, 1758)
- An Acorn barnacle

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Balanidae (Family) > Balaninae (Subfamily)

Balanus
Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758) - An Acorn barnacle
Balanus crenatus Bruguiére, 1789 - An Acorn barnacle
Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854
- An Acorn barnacle (non-native species)

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Balanidae (Family) > Concavinae (Subfamily)

Perforatus
Perforatus perforatus (Bruguière, 1789)
- Perforate barnacle

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Balanidae (Family) > Megabalaninae (Subfamily)

Megabalanus
Megabalanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Giant purple or Titan acorn barnacle (non-native)

Megabalanus tulipiformis (Ellis, 1758)
- An Acorn barnacle (non-native)

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Balanoidea (Superfamily) > Pyrgomatidae (Family) > Megatrematinae (Subfamily)

Megatrema
Megatrema anglicum (Sowerby, 1823)
- An epizoic barnacle found on Devonshire cup coral

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Chthamaloidea (Superfamily) > Chthamalidae (Family) > Chthamalinae (Subfamily)

Chthamalus
Chthamalus montagui Southward, 1976
- Montagu's stellate barnacle

Chthamalus stellatus (Poli, 1795)
- Poli's stellate barnacle

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Coronuloidea (Superfamily) > Coronulidae (Family)

Coronula
Coronula diadema (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A Whale barnacle

Balanomorpha (Suborder) > Tetraclitoidea (Superfamily) > Austrobalanidae (Family) > Elminiinae (Subfamily)

Austrominius
Austrominius modestus (Darwin, 1854) syn. Elminius modestus - Australian barnacle (non-native species)

Verrucomorpha (Suborder) > Verrucidae (Family)

Verruca
Verruca stroemia O.F. Müller, 1776 - Wart barnacle

Other barnacle images
Barnacle cyprid larvae
Exuvia of adult barnacle

Stalked barnacles (Order Scalpelliformes)

Pollicipedidae (Family)

Pollicipes
Pollicipes pollicipes (Gmelin, 1790)
- A Gooseneck or Pollicipedid barnacle

Scalpellidae (Family) > Scalpellinae (Subfamily)

Scalpellum
Scalpellum scalpellum (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A Scalpellid barnacle

Stalked or Goose barnacles (Order Lepadiformes)

Lepadomorpha (Suborder) > Lepadidae (Family)
(All species below are pelagic, non-native species)

Dosima
Dosima fascicularis Ellis & Solander, 1786
- Buoy barnacle

Lepas
Lepas (Anatifa) anatifera Linnaeus, 1758
- Common goose, Smooth goose-neck or Ship barnacle

Lepas (Anatifa) anserifera Linnaeus, 1767
- A Goose, Goose-neck or Stalked barnacle

Lepas (Anatifa) hillii Leach, 1818
- A Goose, Goose-neck or Stalked barnacle

Lepas (Anatifa) pectinata Spengler, 1793
- A Goose-neck or Duck barnacle

Various images of Lepas species,
commonly called Goose or Stalked barnacles

Parasitic Barnacles

Rhizocephala (Superorder) > Kentrogonida (Order) > Sacculinidae (Family)

Sacculina
Sacculina inflata Leuckart, 1859 - A parasitic barnacle

 

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