CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Scaphopoda (class)  »  Gadilida (order)  »  Pulsellidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 515901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Compressidens spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 515 Pulsellidae (tusk shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a tusk shell]
Organism Type: a tusk shell
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 515000     Pulsellidae
Child Codes: 23 515003     Compressidens platyceras
Taxon Notes:This genus is regarded as incertae cedis within the Gadilimorpha by Steiner & Kabat (2001). Here we have retained it within the Pulsellidae pending a detailed review. 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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Steiner, G., Kabat, A.R., 2001. Catalogue of supraspecific taxa of Scaphopoda (Mollusca)., Zoosystema, Vol. 23(3): 433-460.
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