RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 1856. [Typical list of cirripedia]. In [On typical objects in natural history]. Report of the twenty-fifth meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; held at Glasgow in September 1855. London: John Murray, p. 121.

REVISION HISTORY: Scanned, OCRed, corrected and edited by John van Wyhe 11.2007. RN1

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[page] 121 TYPICAL OBJECTS IN NATURAL HISTORY.

The following list for the Cirripedia is communicated by C. Darwin, Esq.

Subclassis CIRRIPEDIA.

Ordo I. THORACICA.

Pollicipes mitella (best type for the order).

Fam. 1. Balanidæ (sessile Cirripeds).  
Subfam. 1. Balaninæ.......... Balanus tintinnabulum.
  ——porcatus........ B.1
2. Chthamalinæ ...... Chthamalus stellatus .. B.
  Catophragmus polymerus
(as connecting Balanid√¶ with Lepadidæ).
Fam. 2. Verrucidæ.......... Verruca stromia ...... B
3. Lepadidæ (pedunculated Cirripeds)........ Lepas anatifera ...... B

Ordo II. ABDOMINALIA.

Crypiophialus minutus.

Ordo III. APODA.

Proteolepas bivincta.

1 'B' indicates British species.

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