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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 547928 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Kapalana spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 547 Ischyroceridae (amphipods) - show full list
Common Name: [an amphipod]
Organism Type: an amphipod
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 547000     Ischyroceridae
Child Codes: 28 547072     Kapalana amelga
28 547073     Kapalana durraween
28 547013     Kapalana flindersi
28 547074     Kapalana kimbla
28 547075     Kapalana maia
28 547076     Kapalana michaelmas
28 547077     Kapalana stebbingi
28 547078     Kapalana wadei
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.

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Berents, P.B., Lowry, J.K., 2018. The new crustacean amphipod genus Kapalana from Australian waters (Senticaudata, Ischyroceridae, Ischyrocerinae, Cerapodini)., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 70(4): 391-421. . doi:10.3853/j.2201-4349.70.2018.1711
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