CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Pectinoida (order)  »  Pectinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 270001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ylistrum balloti    (Bernardi, 1861)
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Pectinidae (scallops) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: Ballot's Saucer Scallop

Occurrence locations [265] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Amusium balloti
Common Names List: Ballot's saucer scallop
Organism Type: a scallop
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 900204 (FISHLIST 900204).
Parent Codes
(if any)
23 270901
World Register of Marine Species unaccepted 2016-05-10 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Lamprell, K. Whitehead, T., 1992, Bivalves of Australia. Volume 1. Crawford House Press, Bathurst, N.S.W.
Scientific Name
verified against
Mynhardt, G. Alejandrino, A. Puslednik, L. Corrales, J. Serb, J.M., 2014. Shell shape convergence masks biological diversity in gliding scallops: description of Ylistrum n. gen. (Pectinidae) from the Indo-Pacific Ocean., Journal of Molluscan Studies, Vol. 80(4): 400-411.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Jan-1997 00:00 by Gordon Yearsley, CSIRO Taxonomy Group - FRDC project
Record modified on 8-Oct-2018 10:48 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update standard name
Modification history:
01-OCT-1999: Code updated from interim to new systematic code (Tony Rees)
05-OCT-1999: Marketing name added (Tony Rees)
20-JUL-2000: add author & reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
10-JUL-2003: Saucer scallop added as marketing name (Gordon Yearsley)
23-MAY-2013: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
30-MAY-2016: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Amusium)
31-MAY-2018: update distribution (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
08-OCT-2018: update standard name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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