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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Echinoidea (class)  »  Camarodonta (order)  »  Temnopleuridae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 241921 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 241 Temnopleuridae (sea urchins) - show full list
Common Name: sea urchins
Organism Type: a sea urchin
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 241000     Temnopleuridae, Trigonocidaridae
Child Codes: 25 241901     Amblypneustes spp.
25 241902     Genocidaris spp.
25 241903     Holopneustes spp.
25 241904     Mespilia spp.
25 241905     Microcyphus spp.
25 241907     Pseudechinus spp.
25 241908     Salmaciella spp.
25 241909     Salmacis spp.
25 241910     Temnopleurus spp.
25 241911     Temnotrema spp.
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: 2022-06-23
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