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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Palaemonidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 756017 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Macrobrachium xmas   Fujita, Davie & Ng, 2015

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 756 Palaemonidae (palaemonid shrimps) - show full list
Common Name: [a carid shrimp]
Organism Type: a carid shrimp
Synonyms: Macrobrachium microps (mis-identification)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 28 756901     Macrobrachium spp.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-05-05
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Short, J.W., Meek, P., 2000. New records of Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) from Christmas Island, Indian Ocean., Records of the Western Australian Museum, Vol. 20: 81-86.
Scientific Name
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Fujita, Y., Davie, P.J.F., Ng, P.K.L., 2015. A new stygobitic prawn of the genus Macrobranchium Spence Bate, 1864, from anchialine caves in Christmas Island, Indian Ocean; with a rediagnosis of M. miyakoense Komai & Fujita, 2005 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae)., The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Vol. 63: 610-625.
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