CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Alcyonacea (order)  »  Spongiodermidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 205000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 205 Spongiodermidae (octocorals) - show full list
Common Name: [an octocoral]
Organism Type: an octocoral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 11 205902     Callipodium spp.
11 205901     Homophyton spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this family is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name
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Cairns, S.D., Wirshing, H.H., 2015. Phylogenetic reconstruction of scleraxonian octocorals supports the resurrection of the family Spongiodermidae (Cnidaria, Alcyonacea)., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 29: 345-368. . doi:10.1071/IS14063
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