CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Polyplacophora (class)  »  Chitonida (order)  »  Acanthochitonidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 120903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Bassethullia spp.   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Acanthochitonidae (chitons) - show full list
Common Name: [a chiton]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 120000     Acanthochitonidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 23 120014     Bassethullia glypta
23 120015     Bassethullia matthewsi
23 120016     Bassethullia porcina
Organism Type: a chiton
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this 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
Scientific Name
verified against
Gowlett-Holmes, K.L., 1990. A review of the endemic Australian chiton genus Bassethullia Pilsbry, 1928 (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Acanthochitonidae)., Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia, Vol. 11: 9-28.
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