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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Sabellida (order)  »  Sabellidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 083037 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Sabellastarte australiensis   (Haswell, 1884)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 83 Sabellidae (fan worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a fan worm]
Organism Type: a fan worm
Synonyms: Sabellastarte fusca
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 083926     Sabellastarte spp.
Taxon Notes:This is the southern Australian species previously mis-identified as S. indica and S. sanctijosephi.
Scientific Name Notes:Recent genetic work has shown that more than one species may be included under this name. See Capa et al, 2010.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-05-05
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Knight-Jones, P., Mackie, A.S.Y., 2003. A revision of Sabellastarte (Polychaeta: Sabellidae)., Journal of Natural History, Vol. 37: 2269-2301.
Scientific Name
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Capa, M., Bybee, D.R., Bybee, S.M., 2010. Establishing species and species boundaries in Sabellastarte Krøyer, 1856 (Annelida: Sabellidae): an integrative approach., Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, Vol. 10: 351-371. . doi:10.1007/s13127-010-0033-z doi:10.1007/s13127-010-0033-z
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