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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 23 356023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Theora lubrica   Gould, 1861

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 356 Semelidae (clams) - show full list
Common Name: [a bivalve]
Organism Type: a bivalve
Synonyms: Theora (Endopleura) lubrica
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 356904     Theora spp.
Taxon Notes:This species is native to east Asia, and probably was introduced to Australia and New Zealand (and the Mediterranean) accidentally by shipping. All current records in this region are restricted to port areas.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
MoV 1565
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Beechey, D.L., Willan, R.C., 2007. Establishment of the East Asian Dove Snail Mitrella bicincta (Gould, 1860) (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Columbellidae) in Australia., Molluscan Research, Vol. 27(2): 51-59.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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