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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 23 380939 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Notocallista spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 380 Veneridae (venus shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a cockle]
Organism Type: a cockle
Synonyms: Striacallista spp.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 380000     Veneridae
Child Codes: 23 380012     Notocallista diemenensis
23 380106     Notocallista disrupta
23 380191     Notocallista festiva
23 380105     Notocallista impar
23 380039     Notocallista kingii
23 380192     Notocallista multistriata
23 380038     Notocallista piperita
Taxon Notes:This group is regarded here as a full genus, following Marshall & Spencer (2013), with Striacallista as a synonym. Huber (2010) regarded both of these as subgenera of Callista. This group is in urgent need of a detailed revision, including a molecular evaluation. 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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Scientific Name
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Marshall, B.A., Spencer, H.G., 2013. Comments on some taxonomic changes affecting marine Bivalvia of the New Zealand region recently introduced in Huber's Compendium of bivalves, with some additional taxonomic changes., Molluscan Research, Vol. 33(1): 40-49.
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