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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Stomatopoda (order)  »  Eurysquillidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 035000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
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Rank: Family
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 35 Eurysquillidae (mantis shrimps) - show full list
Common Name: mantis shrimps
Organism Type: a mantis shrimp
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 030000     Stomatopoda
Child Codes: 28 035901     Coronidopsis spp.
28 035902     Eurysquilloides spp.
28 035903     Manningia spp.
28 035904     Raysquilla spp.
28 035905     Sinosquilla spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is providied for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Cleveland K2010900
Scientific Name
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Ahyong, S.T., Porter, M.L., Caldwell, R.L., 2020. The Leopard Mantis Shrimp, Ankersquilla pardus, a new genus and species of eurysquillid from Indo-West Pacific coral reefs., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 72(1): 1-8. . doi:10.3853/j.2201-4349.72.2020.1758
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