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)  »  Phyllodocida (order)  »  Chrysopetalidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 044000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
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Rank: Family
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 44 Chrysopetalidae (polychaete worms) - show full list
Common Name: polychaete worms
Organism Type: a polychaete worm
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 22 044901     Arichlidon spp.
22 044902     Bhawania spp.
22 044903     Chrysopetalum spp.
22 044904     Dysponetus spp.
22 044908     Hyalopale spp.
22 044905     Paleaequor spp.
22 044906     Paleanotus spp.
22 044907     Treptopale spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided 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
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Cleveland J1031100
Record source: Watson, C., 2015. Seven new species of Paleanotus (Annelida: Chrysopetalidae) described from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, and coral reefs of northern Australia and the Indo-Pacific: two cryptic species pairs revealed between western Pacific Ocean and the eastern Indian Ocean., Zootaxa, Vol. 4019(1): 707-732.
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Watson, C., Tilic, E., Rouse, G.W., 2019. Revision of Hyalopale (Chrysopetalidae; Phyllodocida; Annelida): an amphi-Atlantic Hyalopale bispinosa species complex and five new species from reefs of the Caribbean Sea and Indo-Pacific Oceans., Zootaxa, Vol. 4671(3): 339-368. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4671.3.2
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