CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Callianassidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 803003 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Arenallianassa arenosa    (Poore, 1975)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Callianassidae (ghost shrimps or marine yabbies) - show full list
Common Name: sand ghost shrimp
Recent Synonyms: Callianassa arenosa
Trypaea arenosa
Biffarius arenosus
Common Names List: sand ghost shrimp
Organism Type: a slow prawn

Museum of Victoria 1005
World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-02-10
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)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Poore, G.C.B. Griffin, D.J.G., 1979. The Thalassinidea (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Australia, Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 32: 217-321.
Scientific Name
verified against
Poore, G.C.B. Dworschak, P.C. Robles, R. Mantelatto, F.L. Felder, D.L., 2019. A new classification of Callianassidae and related families (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea) derived from a molecular phylogeny with morphological support., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 78: 73-146. .

Record details

Record entered on 25-May-2001 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 9-Dec-2019 13:01 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
21-SEP-2002: update genus, add common name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Callianassa)
 (previous species name: arenosa)
 (previous authority: Poore)
25-MAY-2015: add MoV number (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
02-JUL-2018: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
09-DEC-2019: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Biffarius)
 (previous species name: arenosus)
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