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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Maxillopoda (class)  »  Sessilia (order)  »  Pyrgomatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 27 559015 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Trevathana dentata   (Darwin, 1854)

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: Savignium dentatum Trevathana dentatum
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 27 559909     Trevathana spp.
Taxon Notes:There is likely to be several cryptic species currently included under this name, and each host genus of coral appears to have a distinct species of barnacle, see Brickner et al, 2010. T. dentata s.s. appears to be restricted to species of Leptastrea.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-03-06
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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Brickner, I., Simon-Blecher, N., Achituv, Y., 2010. Darwin's Pyrgoma revisited: revision of the Savignium group, molecular analysis and description of new species., Journal of Crustacean Biology, Vol. 30(2): 266-291.
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