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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
» Gastropoda (class)
» Vetigastropoda (unassigned) (order)
» Turbinidae (family)
Scientific Name: and Authority
CAAB category: 24 -
Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 45 Turbinidae (turban shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a turban shell]
Organism Type: a turban shell
Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
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Taxon Notes: This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name : verified against
Williams, S.T., 2007. Origins and diversification of Indo-West Pacific marine fauna: evolutionary history and biogeography of turban shells (Gastropoda, Turbinidae)., Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 92: 573-592.