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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Crinoidea (class)  »  Comatulida (order)  »  Rhizocrinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 016000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
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Rank: Family
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 16 Rhizocrinidae (stalked crinoids) - show full list
Common Name: stalked crinoids
Organism Type: a stalked crinoid
Synonyms: Bourgueticrinidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 25 016901     Democrinus spp.
Taxon Notes:Extant genera in this family were previously placed in Bourgueticrinidae - the latter family is now regarded as Cretaceous fossils only. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

AFD NZOR-6-90469
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Roux, M., Eléaume, M., Améziane, N., 2019. A revision of the genus Conocrinus d'Orbigny, 1850 (Echinodermata, Crinoidea, Rhizocrinidae) and its place among the extant and fossil crinoids with a xenomorphic stalk., Zootaxa, Vol. 4560(1): 51-84. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4560.1.3
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