CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Maxillopoda (class)  »  Sessilia (order)  »  Platylepadidae (family)

CAAB Code: 27 548902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Cylindrolepas spp.   
CAAB category: 27 - Crustacea - non-Malacostraca Copepods, ostracods, barnacles, and minor crustacean groups
Family: Platylepadidae (barnacles) - show full list
Common Name: [a barnacle]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 27 548000     Platylepadidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 27 548007     Cylindrolepas darwiniana
Organism Type: a barnacle
Taxon Notes:Records of this western Atlantic genus from Australian waters are based on mis-identifcations.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
Frick, M.G. Zardus, J.D., 2010. First authentic report of the turtle barnacle Cylindrolepas darwiniana since its description in 1916., Journal of Crustacean Biology, Vol. 30(2): 292-295.
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