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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Veneroida (order)  »  Cardiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 335908 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Laevicardium spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 335 Cardiidae (heart cockles) - show full list
Common Name: [a heart cockle]
Organism Type: a heart cockle
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 335000     Cardiidae
Child Codes: 23 335064     Laevicardium lobulatum
23 335044     Laevicardium serratum
Taxon Notes:This genus as currently constituted is polyphyletic, and is in need of revision. See Poorten et al, 2017. 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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Poorten, J.J.T., Kirkendale, L.A., Poutiers, J.-M., 2017. The Cardiidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of tropical northern Australia: A synthesis of taxonomy, biodiversity and biogeography with the description of four new species., Records of the Western Australian Museum, Vol. 32(2): 101-190. . doi:10.18195/issn.0312-3162.32(2).2017.101-190 doi:10.18195/issn.0312-3162.32(2).2017.101-190
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