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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 223903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ceratothoa spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Cymothoidae (isopods) - show full list
Common Name: [an isopod]

Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Organism Type: an isopod
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.
Parent Codes: 28 223000     Cymothoidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 223026     Ceratothoa banksii
28 223075     Ceratothoa barracuda
28 223070     Ceratothoa carinata
28 223076     Ceratothoa globulus
28 223023     Ceratothoa guttata
28 223024     Ceratothoa imbricata
28 223071     Ceratothoa oxyrrhynchaena
28 223025     Ceratothoa retusa
28 223028     Ceratothoa usacarangis

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: 2017-04-16
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
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 5-Oct-2012 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 30-Jul-2018 08:44 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: updated
Modification history:
07-APR-2014: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
30-JUL-2018: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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