Cretiscalpellum (Withers, 1922)
The relatively large and robust valves of the capitulum of Cretiscalpellum, especially the enlarged tergum, are amongst the most frequently observed of Chalk cirripede remains. Cretiscalpellum occurs throughout the Chalk Group and a selection of elements are shown below.
1). Cretiscalpellum glabrum, (A) isolated tergum, x8, Hope Gap, Lewes Nodular Chalk Formation (Beeding Beds), (B) isolated tergum, x11, White Chalk, Beachy Head. Randell Collection (A) RR0867, (B) RR1627.
2). Cretiscalpellum sp.?, (A) isolated tergum, x5, Balcombe Pit, Glynde, Sussex, Grey Chalk, (B) carina, x6, White Chalk, Beachy Head, (C) carina, x10, White Chalk, Beachy Head. Randell Collection, (A) RR0982, (B) RR1616, (C) RR1626.
3). Cretiscalpellum sp.?, (A), (B) different views of the above carina (2B), both x6. Note the adherent oyster in (A). Randell Collection, RR1616.