CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Astrophorida (order)  »  Geodiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 012902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Geodia spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 12 Geodiidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Synonyms: Isops spp.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 012000     Geodiidae
Child Codes: 10 012019     Geodia 4527 (Qld Mus.)
10 012005     Geodia carteri
10 012003     Geodia eosaster
10 012004     Geodia erinacea
10 012006     Geodia globostellifera
10 012012     Geodia lindgreni
10 012007     Geodia nigra
10 012008     Geodia punctata
10 012028     Geodia regina
10 012029     Geodia rex
10 012009     Geodia sollasi
10 012030     Geodia vestigifera
99 100423     Geodia WAM sp. Ng1
99 100424     Geodia WAM sp. SS1
99 100425     Geodia WAM sp. SS2
Previous Codes
(if any)
10 012903
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [6] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-04-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Cárdenas, P., Xavier, J.R., Reveillaud, J., Schander, C., Rapp, H.T., 2011. Molecular phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiae) reveals an unexpected high level of spicule homoplasy., PLoS One, Vol. 6(4): 1-18. . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018318 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018318
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