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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Hydrozoa (class)  »  Anthoathecata (order)  »  Oceaniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 011005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Cordylophora caspia   (Pallas, 1771)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 11 Oceaniidae (hydroids) - show full list
Common Name: [a hydroid]
Organism Type: a hydroid
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 011901     Cordylophora spp.
Taxon Notes:This species was originally described from the Caspian Sea, and it is recorded widely in Eurasia and North America, as well as some records from the Indo-Pacific, including Australia and New Zealand. The latter records are regarded as accidental introductions, and those from many other areas are likely to be as well.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Preker, M., Lawn, I.D., 2010. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Leptolida) from Moreton Bay, Queensland, and adjacent regions: a preliminary survey., Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Nature, Vol. 54(3): 109-149.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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