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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Polyplacophora (class)  »  Chitonida (order)  »  Mopaliidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 117903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Nuttallochiton spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 117 Mopaliidae (chitons) - show full list
Common Name: [a chiton]
Organism Type: a chiton
Synonyms: Notochiton spp.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 117000     Mopaliidae
Child Codes: 23 117005     Nuttallochiton mirandus
Previous Codes
(if any)
23 115911
Taxon Notes:The family placement of this genus is currently uncertain - see Irisarri, Eernisse & Zardoya, 2014. 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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Scientific Name
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Irisarri, I., Eernisse, D.J., Zardoya, R., 2014. Molecular phylogeny of Acanthochitonina (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Chitonida): three new mitochondrial genomes, rearranged gene orders and systematics., Journal of Natural History, Vol. 48(45-48): 2825-2853. . doi:10.1080/00222933.2014.963721
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