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)  »  Pilumnidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 926085 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Ceratoplax truncatifrons   Rathbun, 1914

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 926 Pilumnidae (hairy crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a hairy crab]
Organism Type: a hairy crab
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 926908     Ceratoplax spp.
Taxon Notes:This species is currently regarded as being found only in the Philippines and Indonesia - any records of this species from Australia need to be examined in detail to confirm their identity.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Davie, P.J.F., 2002. Crustacea: Malacostraca: Eucarida (Part 2): Decapoda - Anomura, Brachyura. In: Wells, A. Houston, W.W.K., Editors, Zoological Catalogue of Australia., 19.3B. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 641pp.
Scientific Name
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Ng, P.K.L., Clark, P.F., 2015. Ceratoplax margarita n. sp., a new rhizopine crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumidae) from Papua New Guinea, with rediagnoses of C. truncatifrons Rathbun, 1914, and C. fulgida Rathbun, 1914., Zoosystema, Vol. 37(2): 323-331. . doi:10.5252/z2015n2a2
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