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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Vetigastropoda (unassigned) (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 24 045000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Turbinidae, Liotiidae, Areneidae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 45 (turban shells) - show full list
Common Name: turban shells
Organism Type: a turban shell
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 045902     Liotiidae
24 045904     Turbinidae
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 663000
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [3] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This group was previously considered a family with many subfamilies, almost of which are now considered to be distinct families. Three previous subfamilies now considered distinct families (Turbinidae s.s., Liotiidae, and Areneidae) are included in this CAAB code, while three others now have separate CAAB codes (Angariidae (24 041000), Colloniidae (24 043000) and Phasianellidae (24 042000)).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS 566920
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-08-23
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Bouchet, P., Rocroi, J.-P., 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families., Malacologia, Vol. 47(1-2): 1-397.
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