CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Branchiopoda (class)  »  Diplostraca (order)  »  Chydoridae (family)

CAAB Code: 27 023901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Acanthalona spp.   
CAAB category: 27 - Crustacea - non-Malacostraca
Family: Chydoridae (water fleas) - show full list
Common Name: [a water flea]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 27 023000     Chydoridae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 27 023079     Acanthalona willisi
Organism Type: a water flea
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this 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
Scientific Name
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Sinev, A.Y. Kobayashi, T., 2012. Redescription of the endemic Australian cladoceran Alona willisi (Smirnov, 1989) and its assignment to Acanthalona gen. nov. (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae)., Zootaxa, Vol. 3390: 43-55.
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