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Anthuridae  Leach, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 92144

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             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  
                            OrderIsopoda Latreille, 1817 – isopods, pillbugs, sowbugs, cloportes, isopodes  
                               SuborderAnthuridea Monod, 1922  
                                  FamilyAnthuridae Leach, 1814  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Alloanthura Kensley, 1980A  
                                     Genus Amakusanthura Nunomura, 1977  
                                     Genus Anthura Leach, 1814  
                                     Genus Apanthura Stebbing, 1900  
                                     Genus Apanthuroides Menzies & Glynn, 1968  
                                     Genus Apanthuropsis Poore & Lew Ton, 1985B  
                                     Genus Arabanthura Kensley & Reid, 1984  
                                     Genus Caenanthura Kensley, 1978E  
                                     Genus Centranthura Wagele, 1981C  
                                     Genus Cetanthura Kensley, 1982C  
                                     Genus Chelanthura Poore & Bardsley, 1990  
                                     Genus Cortezura Schultz, 1977A  
                                     Genus Cyathura Norman and Stebbing, 1886  
                                     Genus Exallanthura Kensley, 1980A  
                                     Genus Haliophasma Haswell, 1881  
                                     Genus Indanthura Pillai & Eapen, 1966  
                                     Genus Licranthura Kensley & Schotte, 1987  
                                     Genus Malacanthura Barnard, 1925A  
                                     Genus Mesanthura Barnard, 1914  
                                     Genus Monodanthura Wagele & Platvoet, 1982  
                                     Genus Pendanthura Menzies & Glynn, 1968  
                                     Genus Pilosanthura Wagele, 1989  
                                     Genus Ptilanthura Harger, 1878  
                                     Genus Quantanthura Menzies & George, 1972  
                                     Genus Sauranthura Poore & Kensley, 1981  
                                     Genus Skuphonura Barnard, 1925  
                                     Genus Stygocyathura Botosaneanu & Stock, 1982  

  Expert: Brian Kensley & Marilyn Schotte  
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Anthuridae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31, pre-press (version 18-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: McLaughlin et al. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Reference for: Anthuridae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anthuridae   
  Source: World List of Marine, Freshwater & Terrestrial Isopoda... 2005, website (version 04-May-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Compiled by Brian Kensley, Marilyn Schotte, and Steve Schilling (Oniscidea only), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Found at   
  Reference for: Anthuridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Martin, Joel W., and George E. Davis  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Science Series 39   
  Page(s): 124   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-27-1   
  Reference for: Anthuridae   

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