CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Hexactinellida (class)  »  Lyssacinosida (order)  »  Euplectellidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 321000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges Distribution map:
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Family: 10 321 Euplectellidae (glass sponges) - show full list
Common Name: glass sponges
Organism Type: a glass sponge
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 10 321918     Acoelocalyx spp.
10 321915     Amphidiscella spp.
10 321916     Amphoreus spp.
10 321908     Atlantisella spp.
10 321912     Bolosoma spp.
10 321909     Corbitella spp.
10 321910     Dictyaulus spp.
10 321906     Docosaccus spp.
10 321901     Euplectella spp.
10 321902     Holascus spp.
10 321914     Hyalostylus spp.
10 321907     Malacosaccus spp.
10 321903     Placopegma spp.
10 321911     Plumicoma spp.
10 321904     Regadrella spp.
10 321913     Saccocalyx spp.
10 321917     Trychella spp.
10 321905     Walteria spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family 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
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-08-24
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
Reiswig, H.M. Kelly, M., 2018. The marine fauna of New Zealand. Euplectellid glass sponges (Hexactinellida, Lyssacinosida, Euplectellidae)., NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, Vol. 130: 1-170.
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