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]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 081000     Batillariidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 24 081002     Velacumantus australis
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
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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