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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 463901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Glaucus spp.  

Rank: Genus
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
Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 24 463000     Glaucidae
Child Codes: 24 463001     Glaucus atlanticus
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Record source: 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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Martynov, A., Mehrotra, R., Chavanich, S., Nakano, R., Kashio, S., Lundin, K., Picton, B., Korshunova, T., 2019. The extraordinary genus Myja is not a tergipedid, but related to Facelinidae s. str. with addition of two new species from Japan (Mollusca, Nudibranchia)., ZooKeys, Vol. 818: 89-116. . doi:10.3897/zookeys.818.30477 doi:10.3897/zookeys.818.30477
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