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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Poecilosclerida (order)  »  Chondropsidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 078007 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Chondropsis australis   (Dendy, 1896)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 78 Chondropsidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Synonyms: Phoriospongia australis Burtonispongia australis Desmacidon australis Sigmatella australis
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 078902     Chondropsis spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
10 077006
Taxon Notes:There is a possible confusion between Chondropsis australis sensu Dendy, 1896 and Sigmatella (=Chondropsis) australis sensu Lendenfeld, 1888. Further research is necessary to establish whether these are true synonyms or homonyms of two distinct species. See World Porifera Database.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Hooper, J.N.A. Wiedenmayer, F., 1994, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 12. Porifera. CSIRO, Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
World Porifera Database.
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