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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (order)  »  Epitoniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 191000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Epitoniidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Epitoniidae (wentletraps) - show full list
Common Name: wentletraps
Distribution:

Occurrence locations shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Janthinidae
Nystiellidae
Common Names List: wentletraps
ladder shells
violet snails
Organism Type: a wentletrap
Taxon Notes:The purple snails, previously placed in a separate family Janthinidae, are now all included in the Epitoniidae. The groups previously placed in the Nystiellidae are currently included back in the Epitoniidae, and the name Nystiellidae is included as a synonym of Epitoniidae. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Child Codes: 24 191901     Acirsa spp.
24 191921     Acrilla spp.
24 191915     Alexania spp.
24 191918     Alora spp.
24 191902     Amaea spp.
24 191903     Boreoscala spp.
24 191904     Cirsotrema spp.
24 191926     Claviscala spp.
24 191905     Cycloscala spp.
24 191906     Cylindriscala spp.
24 191922     Depressiscala spp.
24 191934     Eccliseogyra spp.
24 191907     Eglisia spp.
24 191908     Epidendrium spp.
24 191909     Epifungium spp.
24 191910     Epitonium spp.
24 191927     Filiscala spp.
24 191923     Globiscala spp.
24 191919     Gregorioscala spp.
24 191924     Gyroscala spp.
24 191932     Iphitus spp.
24 191929     Janthina spp.
24 191931     Murdochella spp.
24 191912     Narvaliscala spp.
24 191913     Opalia spp.
24 191935     Opaliopsis spp.
24 191933     Papuliscala spp.
24 191920     Perspicioscala spp.
24 191914     Plastiscala spp.
24 191928     Propescala spp.
24 191930     Recluzia spp.
24 191925     Rectacirsa spp.
24 191916     Surrepifungium spp.
24 191917     Variciscala spp.


Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:151283d6-2d82-44cd-af02-376907d2ce1e
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland (CSIRO) M2021200
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
:
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ.
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