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)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Hippolytidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 767951 show as JSON
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Rank: Family
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 767 Hippolytidae (hump-backed shrimps) - show full list
Common Name: hump-backed shrimps
Organism Type: a hump-backed shrimp
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 767000     Hippolytidae, Lysmatidae, Thoridae
Child Codes: 28 767902     Alope spp.
28 767903     Chorismus spp.
28 767905     Gelastocaris spp.
28 767906     Hippolyte spp.
28 767907     Latreutes spp.
28 767909     Leontocaris spp.
28 767912     Merhippolyte spp.
28 767913     Nauticaris spp.
28 767915     Phycocaris spp.
28 767916     Saron spp.
28 767919     Thorella spp.
28 767920     Tozeuma 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
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-07-13
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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De Grave, S., Li, C.P., Tsang, L.M., Chu, K.H., Chan, T.-Y., 2014. Unweaving hippolytoid systematics (Crustacea, Decapoda, Hippolytidae): resurrection of several families., Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 43(5): 496-507. . DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12067 doi:10.1111/zsc.12067
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