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Platorchestia  Bousfield, 1982
Taxonomic Serial No.: 185824

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  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  
             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  
                               SuborderGammaridea Latreille, 1802 – gammarid amphipods  
                                  FamilyTalitridae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                     GenusPlatorchestia Bousfield, 1982  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Platorchestia chathamensis Bousfield, 1982  
                                        Species Platorchestia kaalensis (J. L. Barnard, 1955)  
                                        Species Platorchestia lanipo A. M. M. Richardson, 1991  
                                        Species Platorchestia pickeringi (Dana, 1853)  
                                        Species Platorchestia platensis (Krřyer, 1845)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Platorchestia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bousfield, E. L.  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: The amphipod superfamily Talitroidea in the Northeastern Pacific region. I. Family Talitridae: systematics and distributional ecology   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Publications in Biological Oceanography, no. 11   
  Page(s): vi + 73   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-662-11269-5, 0068-7995  
  Reference for: original description   

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