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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Neogastropoda (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 24 202000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Buccinidae, Fasciolariidae, Nassariidae, Melongenidae, Colubrariidae, Belomitridae, Dolicholatiridae, Cominellidae, Austrosiphonidae, Tudiclidae, Prodotiidae, Pisaniidae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 202 (whelks) - show full list
Common Name: whelks
Common Names List: dog
spindle shells
Organism Type: a gastropod
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Estuarine
Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 202791     Austrosiphonidae
24 202964     Belomitridae
24 202904     Buccinidae
24 202905     Colubrariidae
24 202790     Cominellidae
24 202906     Dolicholatiridae
24 202998     Eosiphonidae
24 202901     Fasciolariidae
24 202903     Melongenidae
24 202902     Nassariidae
24 202794     Pisaniidae
24 202793     Prodotiidae
24 202999     Prosiphonidae
24 202792     Tudiclidae
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [14] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:Once considered to constitute a single family, Buccinidae, this classification follows the major revisions of this group by Kantor et al, 2012, and Kantor et al, 2021. 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
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland M2031100
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Kantor, Y.I., Puillandre, N., Rivasseau, A., Bouchet, P., 2012. Neither a buccinid nor a turrid: A new family of deep-sea snails for Belomitra P. Fischer, 1883 (Mollusca, Neogastropoda), with a review of Recent Indo-Pacific species., Zootaxa, Vol. 3496: 1-64.
Scientific Name
verified against
Kantor, Y.I., Fedosov, A.E., Kosyan, A.R., Puillandre, N., Sorokin, P.A., Kano, Y., Clark, R., Bouchet, P., 2021. Molecular phylogeny and revised classification of the Buccinoidea (Neogastropoda)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society: 1-69. . doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlab031
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