CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (order)  »  Batillariidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 081904 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Velacumantus spp.   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Batillariidae (mud creepers) - show full list
Common Name: [a mud creeper]
Organism Type: a mud creeper
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: 24 081000     Batillariidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 24 081002     Velacumantus australis

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:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
Ozawa, T. Köhler, F. Reid, D.G. Glaubrecht, M., 2009. Tethyan relicts on continental coastlines of the nothwestern Pacific Ocean and Australasia: molecular phylogeny and fossil record of batillariid gastropods (Caenogastropoda, Cerithioidea)., Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 38(5): 503-525.
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