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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Bryozoa (phylum)  »  Gymnolaemata (class)  »  Ctenostomatida (order)  »  Vesiculariidae (family)

CAAB Code: 20 231017 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Amathia verticillata   (Delle Chiaje, 1828)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 20 - Bryozoa Bryozoans
Family: 20 231 Vesiculariidae (bryozoans) - show full list
Common Name: [a bryozoan]
Organism Type: a bryozoan
Synonyms: Zoobotryon verticillatum
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 20 231901     Amathia spp.
Taxon Notes:This species was originally described from Europe, it is regarded as not native to Australian and New Zealand waters (and most other areas), and is considered an invasive species spread by shipping.

Name status: unaccepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Huisiman, J.M., Jones, D.S., Wells, F.E., Burton, T., 2008. Introduced marine biota in Western Australian waters., Records of the Western Australian Museum, Vol. 25: 1-44.
Scientific Name
verified against
Waeschenbach, A., Vieira, L.M., Reverter-Gil, O., Souto-Derungs, J., Nascimento, K.B., Fehlauer-Ale, K.H., 2015. A phylogeny of Vesiculariidae (Bryozoa, Ctenostomata) supports synonymization of three genera and reveals possible cryptic diversity., Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 44(6): 667-683. . doi:10.1111/zsc.12130 doi:10.1111/zsc.12130
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