CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 852903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Conchoecetes spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: Dromiidae (sponge crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a shell-carrying crab]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 852000     Dromiidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 852038     Conchoecetes andamanicus
28 852008     Conchoecetes conchifera
28 852039     Conchoecetes intermedius
28 852040     Conchoecetes pembawa
Organism Type: a shell-carrying crab
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
McLay, C.L. Naruse, T., 2019. Revision of the shell-carrying crab genus Conchoecetes Stimpson, 1858 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Dromiidae)., Zootaxa, Vol. 4706(1): 1-47. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4706.1.1
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