APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

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

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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