CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Pectinoida (order)  »  Pectinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 270003 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Amusium pleuronectes    (Linnaeus, 1758)
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc. Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [856] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: 23 270 Pectinidae (scallops) - show full list
Common Name: Saucer Scallop
Common Names List: northern saucer scallop
saucer scallop
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Saucer Scallop
Organism Type: a scallop
Synonyms: Amusium pleuronectes australiae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 270945     Amusium spp.
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB codes 00 651003 and 00 900205 (FISHLIST 651003 nd 900205).
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
00 651003, 651003, 00 900205, 900205

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:831c1375-0d92-4fdb-b47e-a73ea2dc203e
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215388
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Lamprell, K. Whitehead, T., 1992, Bivalves of Australia. Volume 1. Crawford House Press, Bathurst, N.S.W.
Scientific Name
verified against
:
Mynhardt, G. Alejandrino, A. Puslednik, L. Corrales, J. Serb, J.M., 2014. Shell shape convergence masks biological diversity in gliding scallops: description of Ylistrum n. gen. (Pectinidae) from the Indo-Pacific Ocean., Journal of Molluscan Studies, Vol. 80(4): 400-411.
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