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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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CAAB Code: 28 799000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Infraorders Axiidea, Gebiidea  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 799 (slow prawns) - show full list
Common Name: slow prawns
Common Names List: mud yabbies
ghost shrimps
Organism Type: a slow prawn
Synonyms: Infraorder Thalassinidea
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
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Taxon Notes:The old group Thalassinidea has recently been shown to be polyphyletic, with the included families belonging to two distinct and only distantly related groups, the Axiidea and Gebiidea. See Poore et al, 2014. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Cleveland K2042400
Scientific Name
verified against
Poore, G.C.B., Ahyong, S.T., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Chan, T.-Y., Chu, K.H., Crandall, K.A., Dworschak, P.C., Felder, D.L., Feldmann, R.M., Hyžný, M., Karsawa, H., Lemaitre, R., Komai, T., Li, X., Mantelatto, F.L., Martin, J.W., Ngoc-Ho, N., Robles, R., Schweitzer, C.E., Tamaki, A., Tsang, L.M., Tudge, C.C., 2014. On stabilising the names of the infraorders of thalassinidean shrimps, Axiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 and Gebiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 (Decapoda)., Crustaceana, Vol. 87(10): 1258-1272.
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