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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Terebellida (order)  »  Pectinariidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 117015 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Petta investigatoris   Zhang, Hutchings & Kupriyanova, 2020

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms

CSIRO Marine Invertebrate Image Collection (MIIC)
Catalogue Number: MIIC-18808
CSIRO Specimen Reference: IN2017_V03_022_170
Survey: IN2017_V03 [details]
Date of image: 2017-05-23 23:52
Position: -39.462° S 149.276° E
Depth: 2512 metres

Image by: Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Licence: CCBY 4.0
Rights: CSIRO - Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Family: 22 117 Pectinariidae (mason worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a mason worn]
Organism Type: a mason worn
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 117904     Petta spp.
Distribution map:
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Taxon Notes:This species was previously confused with Petta assimilis.
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Zhang, J., Hutchings, P.A., Kupriyanova, E., 2019. A revision of the genus Petta Malmgren, 1866 (Annelida: Pectinariidae), with two new species from deep waters of southeastern Australia, and comments on the phylogeny of the family., Zootaxa, Vol. 4614(2): 303-330. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4614.2.3
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