CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 840000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Galatheidae, Munididae & Munidopsidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Galatheidae, Munididae, Munidopsidae (squat lobsters) - show full list
Common Name: squat lobsters

Occurrence locations [4] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records.
Recent Synonyms: Galatheidae
Common Names List: squat lobsters
Organism Type: a squat lobster
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.
Scientific Name Notes:Originally a single family, the Galatheidae has recently been recognised as polyphyletic, and has now been split into several distinct families, see Ahyong et al., 2010.
Parent Codes: 28 708000     Order Decapoda - undifferentiated

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland (CSIRO) K2041800
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-06-23
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
Scientific Name
verified against
Ahyong, S.T. Baba, K. Macpherson, E. Poore, G.C.B., 2010. A new classification of the Galatheoidea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura)., Zootaxa, Vol. 2676: 57-68.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Oct-1999 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 20-Dec-2010 17:36 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: updated
Modification history:
11-DEC-2001: add Cleveland number (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
20-DEC-2010: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous family sequence: 1)
20-DEC-2010: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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