CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Neogastropoda (order)  »  Pseudomelatomidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 220908 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Pseudomelatomidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: Pseudomelatomidae (turrids) - show full list
Common Name: turrids
Common Names List: turrids
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
Southern Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 220000     Turridae, Borsoniidae, Clathurellidae, Clavatulidae, Cochlespiridae, Drilliidae, Horaiclavidae, Pseudomelatomidae, Marshallenidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 24 220912     Anticomitas spp.
24 220913     Antimelatoma spp.
24 220925     Comitas spp.
24 220926     Conticosta spp.
24 220927     Crassispira spp.
24 220932     Funa spp.
24 220937     Inquisitor spp.
24 220940     Leucosyrinx spp.
24 220947     Otitoma spp.
24 220949     Paracomitas spp.
24 220958     Ptychobela spp.
Organism Type: a turrid shell
Taxon Notes:Part of the old family Turridae sensu lato, which has been divided into several families - see Bouchet et al., 2011. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Record source: Bouchet, P. Kantor, Y.I. Sysoev, A. Puillandre, N., 2011. A new operational classification of the Conoidea (Gastropoda)., Journal of Molluscan Studies, Vol. 77: 273-308.
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