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Americorchestia  Bousfield, 1991
Taxonomic Serial No.: 656599

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             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  
                               OrderAmphipoda Latreille, 1816 – amphipods, amphipodes  
                                  SuborderSenticaudata Lowry & Myers, 2013  
                                        SuperfamilyTalitroidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                           FamilyTalitridae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                              GenusAmericorchestia Bousfield, 1991  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Americorchestia barbarae Bousfield, 1991 – western Gulf sandhopper 
                                                 Species Americorchestia heardi Bousfield, 1991 – common Gulf sandhopper 
                                                 Species Americorchestia longicornis (Say, 1818) – common Atlantic sandhopper 
                                                 Species Americorchestia megalophthalma (Bate, 1862) – northern big-eyed sandhopper 
                                                 Species Americorchestia salomani Bousfield, 1991 – eastern Gulf sandhopper 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bousfield, E. L.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: New sandhoppers (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the gulf coast of the United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Gulf Research Reports, vol. 8, no. 3   
  Page(s): 271-283   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0072-9027   
  Reference for: original description   

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