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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Sipuncula (phylum)  »  Sipunculidea (class)  »  Golfingiida (order)  »  Sipunculidae (family)

CAAB Code: 17 001000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 17 - Sipuncula, Echiura Coelomate worms
Family: 17 1 Sipunculidae (sipunculan worms) - show full list
Common Name: sipunculan worms
Organism Type: a sipunculan worm
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 17 001902     Sipunculus spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [3] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This code is providied for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS 154521
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
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Kawauchi, G.Y., Sharma, P.P., Giribet, G., 2012. Sipunculan phylogeny based on six genes, with a new classification and the descriptions of two new families., Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 41: 186-210. . doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2011.00507.x doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2011.00507.x
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