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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Nudibranchia (order)  »  Aeolidiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 462006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Spurilla braziliana   MacFarland, 1909

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 462 Aeolidiidae (nudibranchs) - show full list
Common Name: [a nudibranch]
Organism Type: a nudibranch
Synonyms: Spurilla neapolitana (mis-identification)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 462906     Spurilla spp.
Taxon Notes:This species has previously been confused with the North Atlantic/Mediterranean species Spurilla neapolitana.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-12-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Beechey, D.L., Willan, R.C., 2007. Establishment of the East Asian Dove Snail Mitrella bicincta (Gould, 1860) (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Columbellidae) in Australia., Molluscan Research, Vol. 27(2): 51-59.
Scientific Name
verified against
Carmona, L., Lei, B.R., Pola, M., Gosliner, T.M., Valdés, Á., Cervera, J.L., 2014. Untangling the Spurilla neapolitana (Delle Chiaje, 1841) species complex: a review of the genus Spurilla Bergh, 1864 (Mollusca: Nudibranchia: Aeolidiidae)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 170: 132-154. . doi:10.1111/zoj.12098 doi:10.1111/zoj.12098
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