CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Amphipoda (order)  »  Talitridae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 477931 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: 28 477 Talitridae (amphipods) - show full list
Common Name: amphipods
Common Names List: amphipods
Organism Type: an amphipod
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 477000     Talitridae, Makawidae, Curiotalitridae, Brevitalitridae, Protorchestiidae, Arcitalitridae
Child Codes: 28 477901     Australorchestia spp.
28 477921     Austropacifica spp.
28 477902     Bellorchestia spp.
28 477903     Chelorchestia spp.
28 477904     Chroestia spp.
28 477906     Floresorchestia spp.
28 477917     Hermesorchestia spp.
28 477908     Notorchestia spp.
28 477909     Orchestia spp.
28 477910     Platorchestia spp.
28 477912     Talorchestia spp.
28 477913     Transorchestia spp.
28 477916     Tropicorchestia spp.
28 477914     Vallorchestia spp.
Taxon Notes:This family is primarily terrestrial, and not all Australian or New Zealand species are listed in CAAB (the included species are aquatic and/or from marginal marine and freshwater habitats, eg beaches). For a full list of known Australian species in this group, please refer to Atlas of Living Australia. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

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Myers, A.A., Lowry, J.K., 2020. A phylogeny and classification of the Talitroidea (Amphipoda, Senticaudata) based on interpretation of morphological synapomorphies and homoplasies., Zootaxa, Vol. 4778(2): 281-310. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4778.2.3
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