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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Maxillopoda (class)  »  Akentrogonida (order)  »  Thompsoniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 27 574002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Thompsonia affinis   Krüger, 1912

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 27 - Crustacea - non-Malacostraca Copepods, ostracods, barnacles, and minor crustacean groups
Family: 27 574 Thompsoniidae (parastic barnacles) - show full list
Common Name: [a parastitic barnacle]
Organism Type: a parastitic barnacle
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 27 574902     Thompsonia spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) NZOR-6-50218
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Lützen, J. Glenner, H. Lörz, A.-N., 2009. Parasitic barnacles (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala) from New Zealand off-shore waters., New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, Vol. 43: 613-621.
Scientific Name
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Hiller, A. Williams, J.D. Boyko, C.B., 2015. Description of two new species of Indo-Pacific Thylacoplethus and a new record of Thompsonia japonica (Rhizocephala: Akentrogonida: Thompsoniidae) from hermit, porcelain, and mud crabs (Decapoda) based on morphological and molecular data., Journal of Crustacean Biology, Vol. 35(2): 202-215.
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