CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 171017 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Echinophoria wyvillei    (Watson, 1886)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Cassidae (helmet shells) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a helmet shell]
Recent Synonyms: Phalium coronadoi wyvillei
Echinophora carnosa (mis-identification)
Echinophora kurodai
Echinophora oschei
Organism Type: a helmet shell
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 171904
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-05-11 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
Beu, A.G., 2008. Recent deep-water Cassidae of the world. A revision of Galeodea, Oocorys, Sconsia, Echinophoria and related taxa, with new genera and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda)., Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Vol. 196. Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos., (Héros, V. Cowie, R.H. Bouchet, P.): 269-387.

Record details

Record entered on 30-Sep-2003 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 23-Jul-2012 12:42 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add synonym
Modification history:
03-FEB-2006: Family sequence corrected form 0 to 1 (Tony Rees)
20-JUN-2007: genus spelling corrected - follows MV database + other sources (Tony Rees)
 (previous genus name: Echinophora)
23-JUL-2012: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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