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First record of a tropical shallow water barnacle Tetraclita sp. (Cirripedia: Tetraclitoidea) from the middle Neogene of the Canary Islands

@inproceedings{MartnGonzlez2012FirstRO,
  title={First record of a tropical shallow water barnacle Tetraclita sp. (Cirripedia: Tetraclitoidea) from the middle Neogene of the Canary Islands},
  author={E. Mart{\'i}n-Gonz{\'a}lez and J. Buckeridge and C. Castillo and F. Garc{\'i}a-Talavera},
  year={2012}
}
This paper describes the first record of the intertidal, tropical tetraclitoid barnacle Tetraclita sp. cf. T. stalactifera (Lamarck, 1818) from the middle Neogene of the Canary Islands. The barnacles were recovered as isolated plates from a bioclastic volcanic agglomerate. Associated fauna in- cludes patellid and neritid gastropods, and an oyster bank, which confirm a shallow-water litoral setting. Living Tetraclita stalactifera is recorded from tropical waters of the America, South Africa and… Expand

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