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Politolana  Bruce, 1981
Taxonomic Serial No.: 92277

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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: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderPeracarida Calman, 1904 – barata da praia, pulga da praia, tatuzinho de jardim  
                            OrderIsopoda Latreille, 1817 – isopods, pillbugs, sowbugs, cloportes, isopodes  
                               SuborderFlabellifera Sars, 1882  
                                  FamilyCirolanidae Dana, 1852  
                                     GenusPolitolana Bruce, 1981  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Politolana concharum (Stimpson, 1853)  
                                        Species Politolana eximia (Hansen, 1890)  
                                        Species Politolana impressa (Harger, 1883)  
                                        Species Politolana micropthalma (Hoek, 1882)  
                                        Species Politolana obtusispina (Kensley, 1975C)  
                                        Species Politolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)  
                                        Species Politolana wickstenae Wetzer, Delaney and R. C. Brusca, 1987  

  Expert: Brian Kensley & Marilyn Schotte  
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Politolana    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Politolana   
  Source: World List of Marine, Freshwater & Terrestrial Isopoda... 2005, website (version 04-May-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Compiled by Brian Kensley, Marilyn Schotte, and Steve Schilling (Oniscidea only), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Found at   
  Reference for: Politolana   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bruce, Niel L.  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cirolanidae (Crustacea: Isopoda) of Australia: Diagnoses of Cirolana Leach, Metacirolana Nierstrasz, Neocirolana Hale, Anopsilana Paulian & Debouteville, and Three New Genera - Natatolana, Politolana and Cartetolana   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 32, no. 5   
  Page(s): 945-966   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0067-1940   
  Reference for: original description   

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