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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Antipatharia (order)  »  Myriopathidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 158001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Myriopathes antrocrada   (Opresko, 1999)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 158 Myriopathidae (black corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a black coral]
Organism Type: a black coral
Synonyms: Antipathes antrocrada
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 11 158901     Myriopathes spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
11 161001

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Opresko, D.M., 1999. New species of Antipathes and Parantipathes (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia) from coastal waters of South Australia and Tasmania., Records of the South Australian Museum, Vol. 32(2): 143-154.
Scientific Name
verified against
Opresko, D.M., 2001. Revision of the Antipatharia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Part I. Establishment of a new family, Myriopathidae., Zoologische Mededelingen (leiden), Vol. 75(17): 343-370.
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