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)  »  Poecilosclerida (order)  »  Raspailiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 067916 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Janulum spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 67 Raspailiidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 067000     Raspailiidae
Child Codes: 10 067109     Janulum imago
Taxon Notes:The family position of this group is still questionable. Here we have placed it in the Raspailiidae, following WoRMS, pending genetic work. 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
verified against
Kelly, M., Erpenbeck, D., Morrow, C., van Soest, R., 2015. First record of a living species of the genus Janulum (Class Demospongiae) in the southern hemisphere., Zootaxa, Vol. 3980(2): 255-266.
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