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Aesopus  Gould, 1860
Taxonomic Serial No.: 73666

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                               SuperfamilyBuccinoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  FamilyColumbellidae Swainson, 1840  
                                     GenusAesopus Gould, 1860  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Aesopus arestus Dall, 1919  
                                        Species Aesopus babbi (Tryon, 1882)  
                                        Species Aesopus chrysalloideus (Carpenter, 1864) – cocoon dovesnail 
                                        Species Aesopus eurytoideus (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                        Species Aesopus fuscostrigatus (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                        Species Aesopus goforthi Dall, 1912  
                                        Species Aesopus japonicus Gould, 1860  
                                        Species Aesopus metcalfei Reese  
                                        Species Aesopus myrmecoon Dall, 1916 – ant-egg dovesnail 
                                        Species Aesopus sanctus Dall, 1919 – Santa Monica dovesnail 
                                        Species Aesopus stearnsii (Tryon, 1883)  
                                        Species Aesopus subturritus (Carpenter, 1864) – graceful dovesnail 
                                        Species Aesopus xenicus Pilsbry and Lowe, 1932  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aesopus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Aesopus   

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