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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (order)  »  Epitoniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 191930 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Recluzia spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 191 Epitoniidae (wentletraps) - show full list
Common Name: [a violet snail]
Organism Type: a violet snail
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 24 191000     Epitoniidae
Child Codes: 24 191122     Recluzia johnii
24 191123     Recluzia lutea
Previous Codes
(if any)
24 190902
Taxon Notes:This genus was previously placed in a separate family, Janthinidae. 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
verified against
Beu, A.G., 2017. Evolution of the Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae)., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 69(3): 119-222. . doi:10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666
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