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)  »  Callianassidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 803921 show as JSON
Scientific Name
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Rank: Family
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: ghost shrimps
Common Names List: marine yabbies
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 803000     Callianassidae, Eucalliacidae, Callichiridae
Child Codes: 28 803913     Aqaballianassa spp.
28 803914     Arenallianassa spp.
28 803901     Biffarius spp.
28 803902     Callianassa spp.
28 803904     Cheramus spp.
28 803915     Coriollianassa spp.
28 803916     Filhollianassa spp.
28 803917     Jocullianassa spp.
28 803907     Lipkecallianassa spp.
28 803924     Neotrypaea spp.
28 803912     Paratrypaea spp.
28 803918     Praedatrypaea spp.
28 803911     Rayllianassa spp.
28 803919     Spinicallianassa spp.
28 803920     Tastrypaea spp.
28 803909     Trypaea spp.
Taxon Notes: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.
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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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