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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 202913 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Buccipagoda spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 202 Buccinidae (whelks) - show full list
Common Name: [a whelk]
Organism Type: a whelk
Synonyms: Kapala spp.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 202904     Buccinidae
Child Codes: 24 202340     Buccipagoda achilles
24 202027     Buccipagoda kengrahami
24 202341     Buccipagoda ponderi
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This genus is currently regarded as Buccinoidea incertae sedis. We retain it here pending clarification. 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
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-04-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Ponder, W.F., 2010. A replacement name for Kapala Ponder, 1982 (Gastropoda: Buccinidae)., Molluscan Research, Vol. 30(1): 56.
Scientific Name
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Marshall, B.A., Walton, K., 2019. A review of Buccipagoda Ponder, 2010 and descriptions of new species and a new genus (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Buccinidae)., Molluscan Research, Vol. 39(1): 70-81. . doi:10.1080/13235818.2018.1468525
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