Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100 (2016) 292–302 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ympev Phylogenetic relationships of Darwin’s ‘‘Mr. Arthrobalanus”: The burrowing barnacles (Cirripedia: Acrothoracica) a b c,⇑ Hsiu-Chin Lin , Gregory A. Kobasov , Benny K.K. Chan Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan Moscow State University, Biological Faculty, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, White Sea Biological Station, Moscow 119991, Russia Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Nankang 115, Taiwan ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: The barnacles of the superorder Acrothoracica are small, burrowing, epibiotic, and dioecious (large Received 1 October 2015 female with dwarf male) crustaceans largely found in the carbonate sediments and skeletons of marine Revised 6 March 2016 invertebrates. The acrothoracicans represent the Cirripedia with the most plesiomorphic characters and Accepted 13 March 2016 have prominently featured in phylogenetic speculations concerning these crustaceans. Traditionally, Available online 15 March 2016 Acrothoracica was divided into two main orders, Pygophora and Apygophora. The Apygophora had uni- ramus cirri and no anus. The Pygophora had biramus terminal cirri and an anus and was further divided Keywords: into two families, Lithoglyptidae and Cryptophialidae.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution – Elsevier
Published: Jul 1, 2016
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