CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Polyplacophora (class)  »  Lepidopleurida (order)  »  Hanleyidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 102000 show as JSON
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Rank: Family
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 102 Hanleyidae (chitons) - show full list
Common Name: chitons
Organism Type: a chiton
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Taxon Notes:No species from this family are currently recorded from this region. However, a subantarctic species now placed in another family was included in this family in the past. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Sirenko, B.I., 2014. Composition of the genus Hanleya (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurida), with description of two new species., Journal of Natural History, Vol. 48(45-48): 2913-2945. . doi:10.1080/00222933.2014.963722
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