CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 27 560904 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Megabalanus spp.   
CAAB category: 27 - Crustacea - non-Malacostraca
Family: Balanidae (barnacles) - show full list
Common Name: [a barnacle]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 27 560000     Balanidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 27 560008     Megabalanus ajax
27 560012     Megabalanus coccopoma
27 560018     Megabalanus concinnus
27 560019     Megabalanus occator
27 560009     Megabalanus rosa
27 560005     Megabalanus tintinnabulum
27 560020     Megabalanus validus
27 560011     Megabalanus vulcano
27 560021     Megabalanus zebra
Organism Type: a barnacle
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
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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