CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Astrophorida (order)  »  Ancorinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 009000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ancorinidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Ancorinidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: sponges
Common Names List: sponges
Recent Synonyms: Coppatiidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 008000     Order Astrophorida - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 10 009902     Ancorina spp.
10 009903     Asteropus spp.
10 009916     Dercitus spp.
10 009904     Disyringa spp.
10 009905     Ecionemia spp.
10 009915     Holoxea spp.
10 009901     Jaspis spp.
10 009908     Psammastra spp.
10 009909     Rhabdastrella spp.
10 009910     Stelletta spp.
10 009911     Stellettinopsis spp.
10 009912     Stryphnus spp.
10 009913     Tethyopsis spp.
10 009914     Tribrachium spp.
Organism Type: a sponge
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
Record source: Hooper, J.N.A. Wiedenmayer, F., 1994, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 12. Porifera. CSIRO, Melbourne
Scientific Name
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Cárdenas, P. Xavier, J.R. Reveillaud, J. Schander, C. Rapp, H.T., 2011. Molecular phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiae) reveals an unexpected high level of spicule homoplasy., PLoS One, Vol. 6(4): 1-18. . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018318
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