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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 804902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Michelea spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 804 Micheleidae (slow prawns) - show full list
Common Name: [a slow prawn]
Organism Type: a slow prawn
Synonyms: Micheleopsis spp.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 804000     Micheleidae
Child Codes: 28 804007     Michelea dampieri
28 804003     Michelea hortus
28 804008     Michelea imperieusae
28 804009     Michelea kalbarri
28 804001     Michelea leura
28 804004     Michelea microphylla
28 804011     Michelea novaecaledoniae
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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Scientific Name
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Poore, G.C.B., Collins, D.J., 2015. Micheleidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea): new family, generic and species synonymies, three new Australian species., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 73: 95-105.
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