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Taxonomic Details for Chthamalus fragilis

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumCrustacea
ClassMaxillopoda
SubclassThecostraca
InfraclassCirripedia
SuperorderThoracica
OrderSessilia
SuborderBalanomorpha
SuperfamilyChthamaloidea
FamilyChthamalidae
GenusChthamalus
SpeciesChthamalus fragilis
Authority: Darwin, 1854
ITIS TSN: 89593   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Habitat Type: Fouling, Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

INV-GCES-2105 (Long-term Barnacle Settlement in Mid-marsh and Creekbank Plots from the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Fall Marsh Monitoring Program)

INV-GCEM-2104 (Yearly survey of barnacle settlement in mid-marsh and creekbank plots at GCE LTER study sites in October 2020)

INV-GCEM-2004 (Yearly survey of barnacle settlement in mid-marsh and creekbank plots at GCE LTER study sites in October 2019)

INV-GCEM-1904 (Yearly survey of barnacle settlement in mid-marsh and creekbank plots at GCE LTER study sites in October 2018)

INV-GCEM-1804 (Yearly survey of barnacle settlement in mid-marsh and creekbank plots at GCE LTER study sites in October 2017)

(view all 9 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Chthamalus fragilis
Chthamalus fragilis on a leaf of Spartina alterniflora. Photo: Yihui Zhang.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.