RECORD: Darwin, C. R. [1854]. [List of barnacles sent to the Copenhagen Museum]. NHMD-Barnacles.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by members of the Natural History Museum of Denmark and Kees Rookmaaker, edited by Kees Rookmaaker and John van Wyhe. RN1

NOTE: Darwin included this list with a letter to J.J.S. Steenstrup on 7 September [1854]. This list of barnacle specimens is reproduced courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen with special thanks to Peter C. Kjaergaard and Hanne Strager.

See an introduction to Darwin's barnacle studies by Marsha Richmond and Darwin's barnacle books:

Living Cirripedia Click to see illustrations

1851. Living Cirripedia, A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. The Lepadidæ; or, pedunculated cirripedes. Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F339.1

1854. Living Cirripedia, The Balanidæ, (or sessile cirripedes); the Verrucidæ. Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F339.2

Fossil Cirripedia Click to see illustrations

1851. Fossil Cirripedia of Great Britain: A monograph on the fossil Lepadidae, or pedunculated cirripedes of Great Britain. Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F342.1

1854. A monograph on the fossil Balanidæ and Verrucidæ of Great Britain. Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F342.2

See also:

[Barnacle specimen list] Balanus amphitire for Brit. Mus. (1846-1854) Image NHM-Z-89-f-DAR Natural History Museum (London)

[Darwin's Catalogue of the appendages and other parts of Cirripedes, mounted as microscopical slides. (1854-5)]. The University Museum of Zoology Cambridge, UMZC-Histories3.454


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Mus. Copenhagen

1  Balanus flosculus, var.
& var. sordidus
2  [Balanus] nasicula
3  [Balanus] calceolus
4  [Balanus] tintinnabulum (4 vars.)
5  [Balanus] improvisus (var.)
6  [Balanus] crenatus vars.
7  [Balanus] balanoides var.
8  [Balanus] eburneus
9  [Balanus] laevis, var.
10 [Balanus] trigonus
11 [Balanus] tulipiformis
12 [Balanus] Capensis
13 [Balanus] nigrescens
14 [Balanus] Hameri
15 [Balanus] psittacus
16 [Balanus] amaryllis [currently Striato [Balanus] amaryllis]
17 [Balanus] spongicola
18 [Balanus] vestitus
19  [Balanus] perforatus (var)
20  [Balanus] amphitrite (vars.)
21  [Balanus] peratus??

22  Balanus concavus
23  [Balanus] dolosus
24  [Balanus] unguiformes
25  [Balanus] inclusus (var.)
26 Acasta spongites
27 [Acasta] purpurata
28 [Acasta] cyathus
29 [Acasta] sulcata
30 [Acasta] laevigata
31 [Acasta] glans
32 Elminius plicatus
33 [Elminius] simplex
34 [Elminius] kingii
35 [Elminius] modestus
36 Tetreclita porosa
37 [Tetraclita] vitiata
38 [Tetraclita] purpurascens
39 [Tetraclita] rosea
40 [Tetraclita] serrata
41 Pyrgoma anglicum
42 [Pyrgoma] grande
43 [Pyrgoma] milliporae
44 [Pyrgoma] crenatum
45 [Pyrgoma] monticulariae

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46 Creusia spinolosa,
var 1,2,4, 6.
47 Chelonobia testudinaria
48 [Chelonobia] caretta
49 [Chelonobia] patula  x
50 Platylepas bissexlobata      
51 [Platylepas] decorata
52 Chthamalus stellatus (var)
53 [Chthamalus] fissus
54 [Chthamalus] antennatus
55 [Chthamalus] dentatus var.
56 [Chthamalus] scabrosus
57 [Chthamalus] cirratus
58 Chamaesipho columna
59 [Chamaesipho] scutelliformis
60 Octomeris angulosa
61 Catophragmus polymerus
62 Verruca stromia
63 [Verruca] laevigata

64 Lepas anatifera
65 [Lepas] hillii
66 [Lepas] anserifera
67 [Lepas] pectinata
68 [Lepas] australis
69 [Lepas] fascicularis
70 Poecilasma Kaempferi
71 [Poecilasma] aurantia
72 Oxynaspis celata
73 Ibla quadrivalvis
74 Scalpellum Peronii
75 Pollicipes cornucopia
76 Pollicipes mitella
77 Lithotrya dorsalis


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