CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  [unassigned] Pulmonata (order)  »  Amphibolidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 486000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Amphibolidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Amphibolidae (air-breathing snails) - show full list
Common Name: air-breathing snails
Common Names List: air-breathing snails
Recent Synonyms: Phallomedusidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 486901     Amphibola spp.
24 486902     Lactiforis spp.
24 486904     Phallomedusa spp.
24 486903     Salinator spp.
Organism Type: an air-breathing snail
Taxon Notes: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: Golding, R.E. Ponder, W.F. Byrne, M., 2007. Taxonomy and anatomy of Amphiboloidea (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Archaeopulmonata)., Zootaxa, Vol. 1476: 1-50.
Scientific Name
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Golding, R.E., 2012. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of mudflat snails (Gastropoda: Euthyneura: Amphibolacea) supports an Australasian centre of origin., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 63(1): 72-81. . doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.12.016
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