CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Vetigastropoda (unassigned) (order)  »  Colloniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 043000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Colloniidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Colloniidae (top shells) - show full list
Common Name: top shells
Common Names List: top shells
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Southern Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 043901     Argalista spp.
24 043904     Cantrainea spp.
24 043902     Leptocollonia spp.
24 043905     Leptothyra spp.
24 043903     Rhombipoma spp.
Organism Type: a top shell
Taxon Notes:This family was previously included as a subfamily within 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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) NZOR-6-38205
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Record source: Parsons, K.E. Ward, R.D., 1994. Electrophoretic and morphological examination of Austrocochlea constricta (Gastropoda: Trochidae): A species complex., Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, Vol. 45: 1065-1085.
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