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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Haplosclerida (order)  »  Petrosiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 102009 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Neopetrosia chaliniformis   (Thiele, 1899)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 102 Petrosiidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Synonyms: Xestospongia pacifica Neopetrosia pacifica Neopetrosia pandora Petrosia exigua Xestospongia exigua Neopetrosia exigua
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 102902     Neopetrosia spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
10 102007
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [2] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 5 to 50 m.

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
Setiawan, E., Erpenbeck, D., W├Ârheide, G., De Voogd, N.J., 2018. Bearing the wrong identity: A case study of an Indo-Pacific common shallow water sponge of the genus Neopetrosia (Haplosclerida; Petrosiidae)., Zootaxa, Vol. 4500(1): 43-58. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4500.1.2
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