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Argulus  Müller, 1785
Taxonomic Serial No.: 89407

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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  
                   ClassMaxillopoda Dahl, 1956  
                      SubclassBranchiura Thorell, 1864  
                         OrderArguloida Yamaguti, 1963  
                            FamilyArgulidae Yamaguti, 1963  
                               GenusArgulus Müller, 1785  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Argulus alosae Gould, 1841 – herring fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus americanus C. B. Wilson, 1902 – American fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus appendiculosus C. B. Wilson, 1907 – Mercurys fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus bicolor Bere, 1936 – rusty green fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus borealis C. B. Wilson, 1912 – blackstriped fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus canadensis C. B. Wilson, 1916 – Canadian fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus catostomi Dana and Herrick, 1837 – smalleyed fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus chesapeakensis R. Cressey, 1971 – Chesapeake fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus coregoni Thorell, 1864  
                                  Species Argulus diversus C. B. Wilson, 1944 – Indiana fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus flavescens C. B. Wilson, 1916 – yellow fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus floridensis Meehean, 1940 – Florida fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus funduli Krřyer, 1863 – Gulfcoast fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus fuscus Bere, 1936 – dusky fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus intectus C. B. Wilson, 1944 – Woods Hole fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus japonicus Thiele, 1900 – Japanese fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus laticauda S. I. Smith, 1873 – widetailed fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus latus S. I. Smith, 1873 – toothless fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus lepidostei Kellicott, 1877 – garloving fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus longicaudatus C. B. Wilson, 1944 – longtailed fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus maculosus C. B. Wilson, 1902 – spotted fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus meehani R. Cressey, 1971 – Everglades fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus megalops S. I. Smith, 1873  
                                  Species Argulus melanostictus C. B. Wilson, 1935 – blackspeckled fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus mississippiensis C. B. Wilson, 1916 – Mississippi fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus nobilis Thiele, 1904 – bushylegged fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus piperatus C. B. Wilson, 1921 – Shubenacadie fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus pugettensis Dana, 1853 – Puget fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus rotundus C. B. Wilson, 1944 – round fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus stizostethii Kellicott, 1880 – Niagara fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus varians Bere, 1936 – variable fishlouse 
                                  Species Argulus versicolor C. B. Wilson, 1902 – splendid fishlouse 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Argulus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Meehean, O. Lloyd  
  Publication Date: 1940   
  Article/Chapter Title: A review of the parasitic Crustacea of the genus Argulus in the collections of the United States National Museum   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the United States National Museum, vol. 88, no. 3087   
  Page(s): 459-522   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Argulus   

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