CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Eunicida (order)  »  Eunicidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 024028 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Marphysa kristiani   Zanol, da Silva & Hutchings, 2016

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 24 Eunicidae (polychaete worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a polychaete worm]
Organism Type: a polychaete worm
Synonyms: Marphysa macintoshi Marphysa mullawa Marphysa mossambica (all mis-identifications)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 024903     Marphysa spp.
Taxon Notes:Specimens of this species have been previously mis-identified as Marphysa macintoshi, and it is questionable if the latter actually occurs in Australian waters. This species has also been confused previously with Marphysa mullawa and M. mossambica.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
MoV 4405
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: Australian Biological Resources Study (Houston, K. + others, editors), 2000-, Australian Faunal Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication, http:
Scientific Name
verified against
Zanol, J., Da Silva, T.D.S.C., Hutchings, P.A., 2016. Marphysa (Eunicidae, Polychaeta, Annelida) species of the Sanguinea group from Australia, with comments on pseudo-cryptic species., Invertebrate Biology, Vol. 135(4): 328-344. . doi:10.1111/ivb.12146 doi:10.1111/ivb.12146
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