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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Littorinimorpha (order)  »  Littorinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 095001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Austrolittorina unifasciata    (Gray, 1826)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Littorinidae (periwinkles) - show full list
Common Name: periwinkle
Recent Synonyms: Littorina unifasciata
Nodilittorina unifasciata
Common Names List: periwinkle
Organism Type: a periwinkle
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 664001 (FISHLIST 664001).
Parent Codes: 24 095902     Austrolittorina spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
South Pacific (Fiji etc.)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, D.G. Williams, S.T., 2004. The subfamily Littorininae (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in the temperate southern hemisphere: The genera Nodilittorina, Austrolittorina and Afrolittorina., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 56(1): 75-122.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Jan-1997 00:00 by Gordon Yearsley, CSIRO Taxonomy Group - FRDC project
Record modified on 4-Mar-2019 13:50 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update distribution
Modification history:
01-OCT-1999: Code updated from interim to new systematic code (Tony Rees)
05-OCT-1999: Marketing name added (Tony Rees)
24-JUL-2000: add author & reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
25-AUG-2003: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Littorina)
 (previous authority: Gray)
10-MAY-2004: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Nodilittorina)
04-MAR-2019: update distribution (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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