Verrucomorpha

Verrucomorpha

[və‚rü·kə′mȯr·fə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of the crustacean order Thoracica composed of sessile, asymmetrical barnacles.
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For comparison, we also include one balananoidean species from an entirely different habitat, namely, epibiotic in marine sponges, and a species from the Verrucomorpha, which is the sister group to the Balanomopha.
In the superorder Thoracica, dwarf males have so far been reported in the suborders Balanomorpha, Iblomorpha, Scalpellomorpha, and Heteralepadomorpha, but not in Lepadomorpha or Verrucomorpha (Klepal, 1985, 1987; Hoeg, 1995).