CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 590901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Cyamus spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Cyamidae (whale lice) - show full list
Common Name: [a whale louse]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 590000     Cyamidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 590002     Cyamus boopis
28 590003     Cyamus catodontis
28 590004     Cyamus erraticus
Organism Type: a whale louse
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
Iwasa-Arai, T. Serejo, C.S., 2018. Phylogenetic analysis of the family Cyamidae (Crustacea: AMphipoda): a review based on morphological characters., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 184: 66-94.
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