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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 800002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Thalassina australiensis   Sakai & Türkay, 2012

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 800 Thalassinidae (mud lobsters) - show full list
Common Name: [a mud lobster]
Organism Type: a mud lobster
Synonyms: Thalassina emerii
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 800901     Thalassina spp.
Scientific Name Notes:Thalassina emerii was described from a fossil, and is currently regarded as a nomen dubium. T. emerii sensu Ngoc-Ho & De Saint Laurent (2009) includes 2 species, T. australiensis and T. saetichelis, both of which occur in Australian waters. See Sakai & Türkay, 2013.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Davie, P.J.F., 2002. Crustacea: Malacostraca: Phyllocarida, Hoplocarida, Eucarida (Part 1). In: Wells, A. Houston, W.W.K., Editors, Zoological Catalogue of Australia., 19.3A. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 551pp.
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Sakai, K., Türkay, M., 2012. A review of the species of the genus Thalassina (Thalassinidea, Thalasiinidae)., Crustaceana, Vol. 85(11): 1339-1376.
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