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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 231026 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Amathia citrina   (Hincks, 1877)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 20 - Bryozoa Bryozoans
Family: 20 231 Vesiculariidae (bryozoans) - show full list
Common Name: [a bryozoan]
Organism Type: a bryozoan
Synonyms: Bowerbankia citrina
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 20 231901     Amathia spp.
Taxon Notes:This European "species" is currently known only from port areas in New Zealand. Preliminary genetic work indicates this "species" is most likely a species complex. See Gordon & Spencer-Jones, 2013.

Name status: unaccepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Gordon, D.P., Spencer-Jones, M., 2013. The amathiiform Ctenostomata (phylum Bryozoa) of New Zealand - including four new species, two of them of probable alien origin., Zootaxa, Vol. 3647(1): 75-95.
Scientific Name
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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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