CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 224000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Pyramimitridae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: Pyramimitridae (gastropods) - show full list
Common Name: gastropods
Common Names List: gastropods
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 224901     Hortia spp.
Organism Type: a gastropod
Taxon Notes:This family includes many fossil species, and was previously considered to be extinct. Living species have previously been placed variously in the Buccinidae and Turridae. This enigmatic family is part of the Neogastropoda, but has no close affinities with any other family within the group, see Kantor et al, 2014. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
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Kantor, Y.I. Lozouet, P. Puillandre, N. Bouchet, P., 2014. Lost and found: The Eocene family Pyramimitridae (Neogastropoda) discovered in the Recent fauna of the Indo-Pacific., Zootaxa, Vol. 3754(3): 239-276.
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