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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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CAAB Code: 27 559001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Arossella lynnae   Ross, 2000

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 27 - Crustacea - non-Malacostraca Copepods, ostracods, barnacles, and minor crustacean groups
Family: 27 559 Pyrgomatidae (coral barnacles) - show full list
Common Name: [a coral barnacle]
Organism Type: a coral barnacle
Synonyms: Rossia projectum Arossella projectum (sensu Anderson, 1992 & Anderson, 1993)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 27 559901     Arossella spp.
Taxon Notes:This species is the type species of the monotypic genus Arossella. See Ross (2000).
Scientific Name Notes:According to Ross (2000), the Australian material Anderson (1992) identified as Pyrgoma projectum Nillson-Cantell, 1938, and used as the basis of the the genus Rossia (preoccupied, replaced by Arossella Anderson, 1993), was not that species. Ross (2000) described the material as a new species, A. lynnae, which becomes the type species of this genus. The true Pyrgoma projectum Nillson-Cantell, 1938 is a member of Pyrgoma according to Ross (2000).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-03-04
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Anderson, D.T., 1992. Structure, function and phylogeny of coral-inhabiting barnacles (Cirripedia, Balanoidea)., Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society, Vol. 106: 277-339.
Scientific Name
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Ross, A., 2000. Arossella Anderson, 1993: What is the type species (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha)?, Sessile Organisms, Vol. 16(2): 15-20.
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