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Discus  Fitzinger, 1833
Taxonomic Serial No.: 77395

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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: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                         GenusDiscus Fitzinger, 1833  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Discus brunsoni S. S. Berry, 1955 – lake disc 
                            Species Discus bryanti (Harper, 1881) – saw-tooth disc, sawtooth disc 
                            Species Discus catskillensis (Pilsbry, 1896) – angular disc 
                            Species Discus clappi (Pilsbry, 1924) – channelled disc 
                            Species Discus macclintocki (F. C. Baker, 1928) – iowa pleistocene snail, Pleistocene disc 
                            Species Discus marmorensis H. B. Baker, 1932 – marbled disc 
                            Species Discus nigrimontanus (Pilsbry, 1924) – Black Mountain disc 
                            Species Discus patulus (Deshayes, 1830) – domed disc 
                            Species Discus rotundatus (Muller, 1774) – rotund disc 
                            Species Discus selenitoides (Pilsbry, 1890) – file disc 
                            Species Discus shimekii (Pilsbry, 1890) – striate disc 
                            Species Discus whitneyi (Newcomb, 1864) – forest disc 

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

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