CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 815903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Stereomastis spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Polychelidae (blind and soft-bodied deep-sea lobsters) - show full list
Common Name: [a blind or soft-bodied deep-sea lobster]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 815000     Polychelidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 815013     Stereomastis aculeata
28 815014     Stereomastis auriculata
28 815016     Stereomastis galil
28 815007     Stereomastis helleri
28 815002     Stereomastis nana
28 815008     Stereomastis phosphorus
28 815009     Stereomastis sculpta
28 815010     Stereomastis suhmi
28 815015     Stereomastis surda
Organism Type: a blind or soft-bodied deep-sea lobster
Taxon Notes:This genus has been included as a synonym of Polycheles; here we follow WoRMS and consider it distinct. 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
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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