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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Isopoda (order)  »  Cymothoidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 223903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Ceratothoa spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 223 Cymothoidae (isopods) - show full list
Common Name: [an isopod]
Organism Type: an isopod
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 223000     Cymothoidae
Child Codes: 28 223026     Ceratothoa banksii
28 223075     Ceratothoa barracuda
28 223070     Ceratothoa carinata
28 223076     Ceratothoa globulus
28 223023     Ceratothoa guttata
28 223024     Ceratothoa imbricata
28 223071     Ceratothoa oxyrrhynchaena
28 223025     Ceratothoa retusa
28 223028     Ceratothoa usacarangis
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-04-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Hadfield, K.A., Bruce, N.L., Smit, N.J., 2016. Redescription of poorly known species of Ceratothoa Dana, 1852 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae), based on original type material., ZooKeys, Vol. 592: 39-91. . doi:10.3897/zookeys.592.8098 doi:10.3897/zookeys.592.8098
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