CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Ascidiacea (class)  »  Stolidobranchia (order)  »  Styelidae (family)

CAAB Code: 35 033120 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Botrylloides conchyliatus   Ekins in Rocha, Salonna, Griggo, Ekins, Lambert, Mastrototaro, Fidler & Gissi, 2019

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 35 - Tunicata Tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and salps)
Family: 35 33 Styelidae (ascidians, sea squirts) - show full list
Common Name: [an ascidian]
Organism Type: an ascidian
Synonyms: Botrylloides perspicuus Botrylloides violaceus (both mis-identifications)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 35 033901     Botrylloides spp.
Taxon Notes:Previously confused with B. perspicuus and B. violaceus.
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Rocha, R.M., Salonna, M., Griggo, F., Ekins, M., Lambert, G., Mastrototaro, F., Fidler, A., Gissi, C., 2019. The power of combined molecular and morphological analyses for the genus Botrylloides: identification of a potentially global invasive ascidian and description of a new species., Systematics and Biodiversity, Vol. 18: 1-18. . doi:10.1080/14772000.2019.1649738
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