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 170023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Bursa elisabettae    Nappo, Pellegrini & Bonomolo, 2014
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Bursidae (frog shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a frog shell]
Recent Synonyms: Bursa granularis
Bursa granularis "affinis" form (both in error)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 170902     Bursa spp.
Organism Type: a frog shell
Taxon Notes:Previously confused with Bursa granularis. Any records of the latter need to be re-examined to confirm their true identity. See Sanders et al, 2018

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-03-27
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
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
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