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 Distribution map:

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Family: Ampithoidae (amphipods) - show full list
Common Name: amphipods
Common Names List: amphipods
Recent Synonyms: Biancolinidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
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.
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS (USA) 93408
View at ITIS
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
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