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Name - Acasta

Name Details

Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Arthropoda (Phylum)
Crustacea (Subphylum)
Cirripedia (Class)
Thoracica (Order)
Balanomorpha (Suborder)


Recent Publications

  • Sponge-inhabiting barnacles of the Americas: a new species of Acasta (Cirripedia, Archaeobalanidae), first record from the eastern Pacific, including discussion of the evolution of cirral morphology.
  • Fauna associated with the horny sponge Anomoianthella lamella Pulitzer-Finali & Pronzato, 1999 (Ianthellidae, Demospongiae) from Papua-New Guinea.
  • Ostreobium quekettii (Ostreobiaceae: Chlorophyceae) invading the barnacle Acasta sp. (Pendunculata: Acastinae), endozoic in the octocoral Rumphella suffruticosa (Alcyonacea: Gorgoniidae) from Fiji, South Pacific.
  • Marine Biodiversity in Temperate Western Australia: Multi-Taxon Surveys of Minden and Roe Reefs.
  • Sponge symbiosis is facilitated by adaptive evolution of larval sensory and attachment structures in barnacles.

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Encyclopedia of Life