Euscalpellum carolinensis Zullo and Baum 1981 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Scalpelliformes - Calanticidae

Full reference: V. A. Zullo and G. R. Baum. 1981. Euscalpellum Hoek (Cirripedia: Scalpellidae) from the Eocene of North and South Carolina. South Carolina Geology 25(1):33-41

Belongs to Euscalpellum according to V. A. Zullo and G. R. Baum 1981

Sister taxa: Euscalpellum balcombicum, Euscalpellum cliftonense, Euscalpellum egmontense, Euscalpellum eocenense, Euscalpellum meridianum, Euscalpellum rostratum, Euscalpellum wheeleri

Type specimen: USNM 304051, an other. Its type locality is Santee Portland Cement Co. [Cross Limestone Mbr, Santee Limestone], which is in a Bartonian offshore shelf wackestone/grainstone in the Santee Limestone Formation of South Carolina.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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