CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 170010 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Bursa granularis    (Röding, 1798)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Bursidae (frog shells) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a frog shell]
Organism Type: a frog shell
Taxon Notes:This name was previously used for all members of this species complex. Any records of this species need to be re-examined to confirm their true identity. See Sanders et al, 2017.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 170902
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2018-10-01 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Sanders, M.T. Merle, D. Bouchet, P. Castelin, M. Beu, A.G. Samadi, S. Puillandre, N., 2017. One for each ocean: revision of the Bursa granularis (Röding, 1798) species complex (Gastropoda: Tonnoidea: Bursidae)., Journal of Molluscan Studies: 1-15. . doi:10.1093/mollus/eyx029

Record details

Record entered on 30-Sep-2003 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 11-Sep-2017 10:59 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add taxon note
Modification history:
02-JUL-2012: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
11-SEP-2017: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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