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Acmaea  Eschscholtz, 1833
Taxonomic Serial No.: 69659

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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: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                      FamilyAcmaeidae Carpenter, 1857  
                         GenusAcmaea Eschscholtz, 1833  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Acmaea acutapex S. S. Berry, 1957  
                            Species Acmaea antillarum (Sowerby, 1831)  
                            Species Acmaea apicina Dall, 1879  
                            Species Acmaea atracta Carpenter, 1857  
                            Species Acmaea conus Test, 1945  
                            Species Acmaea dalliana (Philippi, 1891)  
                            Species Acmaea depicta Hinds, 1842  
                            Species Acmaea discors (Philippi, 1849)  
                            Species Acmaea fascicularis (Menke, 1851)  
                            Species Acmaea funiculata (Carpenter, 1864) – corded white limpet 
                            Species Acmaea instabilis (Gould, 1846)  
                            Species Acmaea leucopleura Gmelin, 1791  
                            Species Acmaea limatula Carpenter, 1864  
                            Species Acmaea marcusi Righi, 1966  
                            Species Acmaea mitella Menke, 1847  
                            Species Acmaea mitra Eschscholtz, 1833 – whitecap limpet 
                            Species Acmaea noronhensis E. A. Smith  
                            Species Acmaea paleacea Gould, 1853  
                            Species Acmaea pediculus (Philippi, 1846)  
                            Species Acmaea pustulata Helbling, 1779  
                            Species Acmaea rosea Dall, 1872  
                            Species Acmaea stanfordiana (S. S. Berry, 1960)  
                            Species Acmaea strongiana Hertlein, 1958  
                            Species Acmaea subrugosa Orbigny, 1846  
                            Species Acmaea sybaritica Dall, 1871  
                            Species Acmaea triangularis (Carpenter, 1864)  
                            Species Acmaea turveri Hertlein and Strong, 1951  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Acmaea   
  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: Acmaea   

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