CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  [unassigned] Euheterodonta (order)  »  Gastrochaenidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 390001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Gastrochaena frondosa    Cotton, 1930
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Gastrochaenidae (flask cockles) - show full list
Common Name: [a flask cockle]
Recent Synonyms: Gastrochaena cuneiformis (mis-identification)
Organism Type: a flask cockle

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
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Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
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 18-Sep-2001 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 1-Jul-2013 15:17 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update name
Modification history:
23-AUG-2004: correct spelling (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: cuneformis)
01-JUL-2013: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: cuneiformis)
 (previous authority: Spengler)
 (previous publication year: 1783)
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