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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
» Polyplacophora (class)
» Chitonida (order)
Scientific Name: and Authority
CAAB category: 23 -
Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 118 (chitons) - show full list
Common Name: [a chiton]
Organism Type: a chiton
Chiton (Mucrosquama) spp.
Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Taxon Notes: This genus is regarded as a subgenus in Chiton by some authorities; here we retain it as a full genus. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2019-11-21
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