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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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CAAB Code: 24 046104 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Calthalotia indistincta   (Wood, 1828)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 46 (top shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a top shell]
Organism Type: a top shell
Synonyms: Thalotia marginata Prothalotia comtessi Calthalotia comtessi Odontotrochus indistinctus Calthalotia fragum
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 046909     Calthalotia spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
24 046105
Taxon Notes:This species is better known as Calthalotia comtessi (Iredale, 1931), which is synonymised under Calthalotia fragum (Philippi, 1848) in WoRMS, but C. indistincta has priority over both of these names. See Jansen, 1993.
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Jansen, P., 1993. The family Trochidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Sydney metropolitan area and adjacent coast., Australian Zoologist, Vol. 29(1-2): 49-61.
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