CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Veneroida (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 23 315000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Galeommatoidea - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Galeommatiodea - Galeommatidae, Kelliidae, Lasaeidae, Montacutidae (bivalves) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: bivalves

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Recent Synonyms: Galeommatidae, Kelliidae, Lasaeidae, Montacutidae
Common Names List: bivalves
Organism Type: a bivalve
Taxon Notes:This large group of small, mostly white, bivalves, has been regarded as a single family (Galeommatidae), but is currently divided into the four families recognised here. It is highly likely that as a better understanding of the varied species becomes available, there will be further changes to the groups' systematics. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Lamprell, K. Healy, J., 1998, Bivalves of Australia. Volume 2. Backhuys, Leiden
Scientific Name
verified against
Bieler, R. Carter, J.G. Coan, E.V., 2010. Classification of Bivalve families. In: Bouchet, P. Rocroi, J.-P., Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia, 52(2): 113-133. 184pp.

Record details

Record entered on 20-Jul-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 17-Feb-2014 12:01 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: updated
Modification history:
29-MAR-2004: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
01-FEB-2007: correct font (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
31-MAY-2012: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
13-FEB-2014: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous family sequence: 1)
17-FEB-2014: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
17-FEB-2014: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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