CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Ascidiacea (class)  »  Aplousobranchia (order)  »  Didemnidae (family)

CAAB Code: 35 013000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Didemnidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 35 - Tunicata Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Didemnidae (ascidians, sea squirts) - show full list
Common Name: ascidians
Common Names List: ascidians
sea squirts
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 35 013901     Atriolum spp.
35 013902     Clitella spp.
35 013903     Didemnum spp.
35 013904     Diplosoma spp.
35 013905     Leptoclinides spp.
35 013906     Lissoclinum spp.
35 013907     Polysyncraton spp.
35 013908     Trididemnum spp.
Organism Type: an ascidian
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland (CSIRO) S1010400
World Register of Marine Species    Checked on: 2018-09-25
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Wells, A. Houston, W. W. K. , Editors, 1998, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 34. Hemichordata, Tunicata, Cephalochordata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
Oliveira, F.A.D.S. Michonneau, F. Lotufo, T.M.D.C., 2017. Molecular phylogeny of Didemnidae (Ascidiacea: Tunicata)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 180: 603-612.
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