CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Isopoda (order)  »  Cymothoidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 223070 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ceratothoa carinata    (Bianconi, 1869)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Cymothoidae (isopods) - show full list
Common Name: [an isopod]
Recent Synonyms: Ceratothoa curvicauda
Organism Type: an isopod
Parent Codes: 28 223903     Ceratothoa spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Tropical Indo-Pacific (countries N/NE Australia)
Indian Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Martin, M.B. Bruce, N.L. Nowak, B.F., 2013. Redescription of Ceratothoa carinata (Bianconi, 1869) and Ceratothoa oxyrrhynchaena Koelbel, 1878 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), buccal-attaching fish parasites new to Australia., Zootaxa, Vol. 3683(4): 395-410.
Scientific Name
verified against
Hadfield, K.A. Bruce, N.L. Smit, N.J., 2016. Redescription of poorly known species of Ceratothoa Dana, 1852 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae), based on original type material., ZooKeys, Vol. 592: 39-91. . doi:10.3897/zookeys.592.8098

Record details

Record entered on 10-Apr-2014 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 30-Jul-2018 08:58 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update reference
Modification history:
16-JUN-2016: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
30-JUL-2018: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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