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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Holothuroidea (class)  »  Dendrochirotida (order)  »  Thyonidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 406012 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Phyrella thyonoides   (H.L. Clark, 1938)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 406 Thyonidae (holothurians) - show full list
Common Name: [a holothurian]
Organism Type: a holothurian
Synonyms: Phyllophorus thyonoides Phyllophorella thyonoides
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 406907     Phyrella spp.
Taxon Notes:This species was recently transferred to the genus Phyllophorella by O'Loughlin, Barmos & Vanden Spiegel (2012)(Mem. Mus. Vic. 308:269-308), but the material they examined appears to belong to an undescribed species of Phyllophorella, rather than to Phyrella thyonoides. See Michonneau & Paulay, 2014.

Name status: synonym    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Rowe, F.W.E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
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Michonneau, F., Paulay, G., 2014. Revision of the genus Phyrella (Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida) with the description of a new species from Guam., Zootaxa, Vol. 3760(2): 101-140.
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