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 220913 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Xenostrobus spp.   
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: Limnoperna spp.
Organism Type: a mussel
Taxon Notes:Australian and New Zealand species of this genus have been placed in Limnoperna by some authors, but recent genetic work has shown that Xenostrobus and Limnoperna are distinct genera. See Colgan & da Costa, 2013.
Parent Codes
(if any)
23 220000
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Beu, A.G., 2006. Marine Mollusca of oxygen isotope stages of the last 2 million years in New Zealand. Part 2. Biostratigraphically useful and new Pliocene to Recent bivalves., Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand., Vol. 36(4): 151-338.
Scientific Name
verified against
Colgan, D.J. da Costa, P., 2013. Invasive and non-invasive lineages in Xenostrobus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae)., Molluscan Research, Vol. 33(4): 272-280.

Record details

Record entered on 5-Oct-2012 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 24-Feb-2014 11:56 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
24-FEB-2014: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Limnoperna)
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