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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Architectonicidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 231000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 231 Architectonicidae (sundial shells) - show full list
Common Name: sundial & staircase shells
Common Names List: sundial shells, staircase shells
sundial shells
staircase shells
Organism Type: gastropods
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 24 231901     Adelphotectonica spp.
24 231902     Architectonica spp.
24 231903     Discotectonica spp.
24 231904     Granosolarium spp.
24 231905     Heliacus spp.
24 231906     Philippia spp.
24 231907     Pseudomalaxis spp.
24 231908     Pseudotorinia spp.
24 231909     Psilaxis spp.
24 231910     Solatisonax spp.
24 231911     Spirolaxis spp.
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Occurrence locations [3] 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 M2021600
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-08-24
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
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WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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