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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 803904 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Cheramus spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 803 Callianassidae (ghost shrimps or marine yabbies) - show full list
Common Name: [a ghost shrimp or marine yabby]
Organism Type: a ghost shrimp or marine yabby
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 803921     Callianassidae
Child Codes: 28 803039     Cheramus sp. MoV 5748
28 803041     Cheramus sp. MoV 5749
28 803038     Cheramus sp. MoV 5750
28 803040     Cheramus sp. MoV 5751
28 803042     Cheramus sp. MoV 5752
28 803037     Cheramus sp. MoV 5753
28 803043     Cheramus sp. MoV 5754
28 803044     Cheramus sp. MoV 5755
Taxon Notes:This genus has been used as a "catch-all" taxon in the past, and the only species currently included in it is from the Caribbean. Species from Australia and nearby regions previously placed here are now placed in other genera, and any taxa from this region placed in this genus need to be re-examined to determine their correct placement. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Record source: Sakai, K., 2011. Axoidea of the world and a reconsideration of the Callianassoidea (Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassida)., Crustaceana Monographs, Vol. 13: 1-616.
Scientific Name
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Poore, G.C.B., Dworschak, P.C., Robles, R., Mantelatto, F.L., Felder, D.L., 2019. A new classification of Callianassidae and related families (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea) derived from a molecular phylogeny with morphological support., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 78: 73-146. . doi:10.24199/j.mmv.2019.78.05
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