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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Venerida (order)  »  Vesicomyidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 369001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Vesicomya tasmanensis   (Knudsen, 1970)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 369 Vesicomyidae (bivalves) - show full list
Common Name: [a bivalve]
Organism Type: a bivalve
Synonyms: Kelliella tasmanensis
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 369901     Vesicomya spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
23 366004

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-08-02
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Huber, M., 2010, Compendium of Bivalves. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany 901pp.
Scientific Name
verified against
Krylova, E.M., Sahling, H., Borowski, C., 2018. Resolving the status of the families Vesicomyidae and Kelliellidae (Bivalvia: Venerida), with notes on their ecology., Journal of Molluscan Studies, Vol. 84: 69-91. . doi:10.1093/mollus/eyx050 doi:10.1093/mollus/eyx050
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