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 220031 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Modiolus auriculatus    Krauss, 1848
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 agripeta
Common Names List: eared horse mussel
Organism Type: a mussel
Parent Codes
(if any)
23 220915
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) accepted 2019-11-21
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-05-12 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 29-Jan-2001 11:24 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 2-May-2013 15:20 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: delete subgenus
Modification history:
29-JAN-2001: created (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
02-MAY-2013: delete subgenus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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