CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 210000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Marginellidae, Cysticidae, Granulinidae, Marginellonidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: Marginellidae, Cysticidae, Granulinidae, Marginellonidae (marginellas) - show full list
Common Name: marginellas
Common Names List: marginellas
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 210902     Cystiscidae - undifferentiated
24 210923     Granulinidae - undifferentiated
24 210901     Marginellidae - undifferentiated
Organism Type: a marginella
Taxon Notes:Marginellidae sensu lato has been divided into four closely related families, Marginellidae sensu stricto, Cystiscidae, Granulinidae and Marginellonidae (the latter is not currently known from Australian/New Zealand waters). This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Record source: Wilson, B., 1994, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt II. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Fedosov, A.E. Gutierrez, M.C. Buge, B. Sorokin, P.V. Puillandre, N. Bouchet, P., 2019. Mapping the missing branch on the neogastropod tree of life: molecular phylogeny of marginelliform gastropods., Journal of Molluscan Studies: 1-13. . doi:10.1093/mollus/eyz028. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyz028
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