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Euspira  Agassiz in Sowerby, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 72984

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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: 2004   

 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  
                               SuperfamilyNaticoidea Guilding, 1834  
                                  FamilyNaticidae Guilding, 1834  
                                     GenusEuspira Agassiz in Sowerby, 1838  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Euspira catena (da Costa, 1778)  
                                        Species Euspira heros (Say, 1822) – northern moonsnail 
                                        Species Euspira immaculata (Totten, 1835) – immaculate moonsnail 
                                        Species Euspira levicula (A. E. Verrill, 1880) – lightweight moonsnail 
                                        Species Euspira lewisii (Gould, 1847)  
                                        Species Euspira montagui (Forbes, 1838)  
                                        Species Euspira nana (Møller, 1842) – tiny moonsnail 
                                        Species Euspira pallida (Broderip and G. B. Sowerby I, 1829) – pale moonsnail 
                                        Species Euspira pulchella (Risso, 1826)  
                                        Species Euspira tenuis (Récluz, 1850) – thin moonsnail 
                                        Species Euspira triseriata (Say, 1826) – spotted moonsnail 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Euspira   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): La Rocque, Aurèle  
  Publication Date: 1953   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue of the Recent Mollusca of Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: National Museum of Canada, Bulletin, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 406   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Euspira   

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