CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Pterioida (order)  »  Pteriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 236000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Pteriidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Distribution map:

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Family: Pteriidae (pearl oysters) - show full list
Common Name: Pearl Oysters
Common Names List: pearl oysters
sponge clams
wing shells
Recent Synonyms: Isognomonidae
Vulsellidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 23 236905     Crenatula spp.
23 236903     Electroma spp.
23 236906     Isognomon spp.
23 236901     Pinctada spp.
23 236902     Pteria spp.
23 236907     Vulsella spp.
Organism Type: a pearl oyster
Taxon Notes:This family now includes several groups previously placed in other families, following genetic studies by Tëmkin, 2010. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:9f089e09-6ff8-43c5-920a-52c13bcb1be0
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland (CSIRO) M3030200
Scientific Name
verified against
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Tëmkin, I., 2010. Molecular phylogeny of pearl oysters and their relatives (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Pterioidea)., Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 10(342): 1-28.
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