CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Mytiloida (order)  »  Mytilidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 220023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Jolya elongata    (Swainson, 1821)
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Mytilidae (mussels) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a mussel]

Occurrence locations [49] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Modiolus elongatus
Organism Type: a mussel
Parent Codes
(if any)
23 220928
Cleveland (CSIRO) M3040102
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2019-01-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Lamprell, K. Healy, J., 1998, Bivalves of Australia. Volume 2. Backhuys, Leiden
Scientific Name
verified against
Huber, M., 2010, Compendium of Bivalves. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany 901pp.

Record details

Record entered on 3-Aug-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 2-May-2013 15:23 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
11-JUN-2004: typo corrected in specific name (Tony Rees)
 (previous species name: elogatus)
02-MAY-2013: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Modiolus)
 (previous species name: elongatus)
 (previous authority: Swainson)
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