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Platylepas Gray 1825 (turtle barnacle)

Crustacea - Sessilia - Platylepadidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 22179

Parent taxon: Platylepadidae according to D. S. Jones 2007

Sister taxa: Cylindrolepas, Stephanolepas, Stomatolepas

Subtaxa: Platylepas decorata, Platylepas wilsoni

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder