Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Balanus sp. fossils - Cyprus

Balanus is a genus of barnacles in the family Balanidae of the subphylum Crustacea.

This genus is known in the fossil record from the Jurassic to the Quaternary periods (age range: from 189.6 to 0.0 million years ago.). Fossil shells within this genus have been found all over the world.
From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balanus

Photos Nicosia  by George Konstantinou

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