Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Family MALLETIIDAE H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858 (1846)

Compiler and date details

May 2017 - Burghardt, I.

December 2010 - Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Des Beechey, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • Malletiidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858 (1846) [Malletiidae is conserved under Art. 40.2 of the ICZN with the prioirty of Solenellidae d'Orbigny, 1846; the date cited in parentheses, is here alluding to Solenellidae d'Orbigny, 1846; see Bieler et al. (2010: 53)].
  • Solenellidae d'Orbigny, 1846.
  • Strabinae Prantl & Ruzicka, 1954.



Two species Protonucula verconis and Neilo australis where listed in the family Neilonellidae (see Beesley, Ross & Wells 1998), but they have now been placed in the family Malletiidae according to Huber (2010). At present there are no memebers of the Neilonellidae recorded from Australia.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
18-Aug-2021 PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889 18-Aug-2021 MODIFIED
23-Apr-2018 BIVALVIA 28-Jul-2021 MODIFIED Mr Des Beechey Ingo Burghardt Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
23-Oct-2014 BIVALVIA 18-Aug-2021 MODIFIED ABRS
23-Oct-2014 18-Aug-2021 MODIFIED
17-Aug-2010 ADDED