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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Hydrozoa (class)  »  Leptothecata (order)  »  Laodiceidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 052903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Melicertissa spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 52 Laodiceidae (hydroids) - show full list
Common Name: [a hydromedusa]
Organism Type: a hydromedusa
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 052000     Laodiceidae
Child Codes: 11 052005     Melicertissa antrichardsoni
11 052006     Melicertissa orientalis
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-11-22
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Uribe-Palomino, J., Pausina, S., Gershwin, L.-A., 2018. Two new species of Hydromedusae from Queensland, Australia (Hydrozoa, Leptothecata)., ZooKeys, Vol. 783: 17-36. . doi:10.3897/zookeys.783.26862 doi:10.3897/zookeys.783.26862
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