CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Amphipoda (order)  »  Ampithoidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 553000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ampithoidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Ampithoidae (amphipods) - show full list
Common Name: amphipods

Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records.
Recent Synonyms: Biancolinidae
Common Names List: amphipods
Organism Type: an amphipod
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Parent Codes: 28 399000     Order Amphipoda - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 553901     Ampithoe spp.
28 553909     Biancolina spp.
28 553902     Cymadusa spp.
28 553903     Exampithoe spp.
28 553904     Paragrubia spp.
28 553906     Plumithoe spp.
28 553907     Pseudopleonexes spp.
28 553908     Sunamphitoe spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS (USA) 93408
View at ITIS
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: McLay, C.L., 1998. A new genus and species of dromiid crab (Brachyura, Dromiidae) from the Timor Sea, North-West Australia with records of other species from the China Sea., Zoosystema, Vol. 20(2): 339-350.
Scientific Name
verified against
Sotka, E.E. Bell, T. Hughes, L.E. Lowry, J.K. Poore, A.G.B., 2017. A molecular phylogeny of marine amphipods in the herbivorous family Ampithoidae., Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 46(1): 85-95. . doi:10.1111/zsc.12190

Record details

Record entered on 9-Jan-2002 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 4-Jul-2016 13:55 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add synonym
Modification history:
14-AUG-2006: add ITIS code (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
04-JUL-2016: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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