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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 207000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 207 Volutidae (volutes) - show full list
Common Name: volutes
Organism Type: a volute
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 207901     Alcithoe spp.
24 207902     Amoria spp.
24 207903     Athleta spp.
24 207904     Calliotectum spp.
24 207905     Cymbiola spp.
24 207906     Ericusa spp.
24 207907     Harpovoluta spp.
24 207908     Livonia spp.
24 207909     Lyria spp.
24 207910     Melo spp.
24 207911     Nannamoria spp.
24 207912     Notopeplum spp.
24 207913     Notovoluta spp.
24 207914     Paramoria spp.
24 207917     Provocator spp.
24 207915     Volutoconus spp.
24 207916     Zygomelon spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [7] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family 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 M2030200
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-07-13
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Wilson, B., 1994, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt II. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
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WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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