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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Cumacea (order)  »  Diastylidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 097000 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 97 Diastylidae (cumaceans) - show full list
Common Name: cumaceans
Organism Type: a cumacean
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 090000     Cumacea
Child Codes: 28 097901     Anchistylis spp.
28 097906     Austroleptostylis spp.
28 097910     Colurostylis spp.
28 097902     Diastylis spp.
28 097907     Diastylopsis spp.
28 097903     Dimorphostylis spp.
28 097904     Leptostylis spp.
28 097908     Makrokylindrus spp.
28 097905     Paradiastylis spp.
28 097909     Vemakylindrus spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided 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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Gerken, S., 2015. New Zealand Diastylidae and Gynodiastylidae (Crustacea: Cumacea)., Zootaxa, Vol. 4031(1): 1-77.
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