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CAAB Taxon Report
|CAAB Code:||24 042000|
|Phasianellidae - undifferentiated|
|CAAB category:||24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)|
|Family:||Phasianellidae (pheasant shells) - show full list|
|Common Name:||pheasant shells|
|Common Names List:||pheasant shells|
Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)|
24 042904 Hiloa spp.
24 042902 Phasianella spp.
24 042903 Tricolia spp.
|Organism Type:||a pheasant shell|
|Taxon Notes:||This family was previously included as a subfamily within the Turbinidae. It now includes three subfamilies (Phasianellinae, Tricoliinae and Gabrieloninae), all previously included in the Turbinidae. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.|
|Record source:||Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.|
|Scientific Name |
|Williams, S.T. Ozawa, T., 2006. Molecular phylogeny suggests polyphyly of both the turban shells (family Turbinidae) and the superfamily Trochoidea (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda)., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 39: 33-51.|