CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Veneroida (order)  »  Galeommatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 315915 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Halcampicola spp.   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Galeommatidae (bivalves) - show full list
Common Name: [a bivalve]
Organism Type: a bivalve
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.
Parent Codes: 23 315951     Galeommatidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 23 315076     Halcampicola tenacis

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
Oliver, P.G., 1993. A new commensal bivalve associated with a burrowing sea anemone. Halcampicola tenacis gen. et sp. nov. (Galaemmatoidea: Montacutidae) on Halcampoides sp. (Anthozoa: Antipatharia: Halcampoididae). In: Wells, F.E. Walker, D.I. Kirkman, H. Lethbridge, R., Editors, The Marine Flora and Fauna of Rottnest Island, Western Australia., 1: 255-265. Western Australian Museum, Perth 330pp.
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