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 220026 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Modiolatus nitidus    (Reeve, 1857)
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Mytilidae (mussels) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a mussel]
Recent Synonyms: Modiolus hanleyi
Modiolatus hanleyi (mis-identification)
Organism Type: a mussel
Taxon Notes:Australian material of this species has previously been mis-identified as the Japanese species Modiolatus hanleyi. See Huber, 2010.
Parent Codes
(if any)
23 220929
Cleveland (CSIRO) M3040108
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2017-02-11 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 6-May-2013 12:12 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update name
Modification history:
02-MAY-2013: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Modiolus)
 (previous species name: hanley)
 (previous authority: Dunker)
06-MAY-2013: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: hanleyi)
 (previous authority: (Dunker))
 (previous publication year: 1882)
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