Paralepas maculata Utinomi, 1980:115



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1980 or before

Rediscovered in 2014 or before





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Utinomi, Huzio. (1980). A new pedunculate cirriped on spines of the sea-urchin Coeleopleurus maculatus. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory XXV(1/4): 115-118.


Other references:

Harada, Eiji. (1991). Inventory of zoological type specimens in the Museum of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 35(1-3): 171-233.

WoRMS. (2023). Paralepas maculata Utinomi, 1980. Accessed at: on 2023-03-11

Yamaguchi, Sachi, Higashiji, Takuo, Sawada, Kota and Yamato, Shigeyuki. (2014). The rediscovery of a rare pedunculate cirripede Paralepas maculata (Cirripedia: Heteralepadidae) on a sea urchin Prionocidaris sp. in Okinawa, southern Japan. Marine Biodiversity Records 7: e4.


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