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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 463001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Glaucus atlanticus   Forster, 1777

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 463 Glaucidae (pelagic nudibranchs) - show full list
Common Name: [a pelagic nudibranch]
Organism Type: a pelagic nudibranch
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 463901     Glaucus spp.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS 78750
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Valdés, Á., Campillo, O.A., 2004. Systematics of the pelagic aeolid nudibranchs of the family Glaucidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda)., Bulletin of Marine Science, Vol. 75(3): 381-389.
Scientific Name
verified against
Churchill, C.K.C., Valdés, Á., Ó Foighil, D., 2014. Molecular and morphological systematics of neustonic nudibranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Glaucidae: Glaucus), with descriptions of three new cryptic species., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 28: 174-195.
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