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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Phyllodocida (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 22 062000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Polynoidae, Iphionidae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 62 (scale worms) - show full list
Common Name: scale worms
Organism Type: a scale worm
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 22 062952     Iphionidae
22 062951     Polynoidae
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 800696, 99 220005
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [55] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This group has recently been divided into two families, and further work is likely to add more. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Cleveland J1030200
Scientific Name
verified against
Norlinder, E., Nygren, A., Wiklund, H., Pleijel, F., 2012. Phylogeny of scale-worms (Aphroditiformia, Annelida), assessed from 18SrRNA, 28SrRNA, 16SrRNA, mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI), and morphology., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 65: 490-500.
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