Barnacles

Some articles on barnacles, barnacle:

Austromegabalanus Psittacus - Biology
... Individual barnacles are fertilised by sperm passed through a slender tube extended by a neighbouring barnacle ... on the seabed, usually in the proximity of other barnacles ... Often the larvae settle so close together that hummocks are formed as the juvenile barnacles grow ...
Barnacle - History of Taxonomy
... Barnacles were originally classified by Linnaeus and Cuvier as Mollusca, but in 1830 John Vaughan Thompson published observations showing the metamorphosis of the nauplius and cypris larvae into adult barnacles ... The effect was to move barnacles from the phylum of Mollusca to Articulata, showing naturalists that detailed study was needed to reevaluate their taxonomy ... In her 2003 book Darwin and the Barnacle, historian of science and novelist Rebecca Stott challenged the supposition that Darwin was using the ...
Sessilia
... Sessilia is an order of barnacles, comprising the barnacles without stalks, or acorn barnacles ... They form a monophyletic group and are probably derived from stalked barnacles ...
List Of Robots In Transformers Animated - Other Beings - Aliens
... Space Barnacles Alien creatures that latch on machines and feed on energy ... a mutated version of the Space Barnacles, later revealed to have taken control of the remnants of Megatron's body (which the barnacles had attached with some mining robots onto) once the Barnacles were disposed ... Notable victims of the Space Barnacles include Prowl, Bumblebee, and Megatron ...
The Structure And Distribution Of Coral Reefs - Publication of Theory - Reception
... and zoology of the voyage, Darwin spent eight years on a major study of barnacles ... Two volumes on Lepadidae (goose barnacles) were published in 1851 ... While he was still working on two volumes on the remaining barnacles, Darwin learnt to his delight in 1853 that the Royal Society had awarded him the Royal Medal for Natural Science ...