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Cymothoa  Fabricius, 1787
Taxonomic Serial No.: 92456

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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: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             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  
                               SuborderFlabellifera Sars, 1882  
                                  FamilyCymothoidae Leach, 1814  
                                     GenusCymothoa Fabricius, 1787  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa asymmetrica Pillai, 1954  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa borbonica Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa brasiliensis Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa bychowskyi Avdeev, 1979  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa caraibica Bovallius, 1885A  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa carangii Avdeev, 1979  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa carryensis Gourret, 1892  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa cinerea Bal & Joshi, 1959  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa curta Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa dufresni Leach, 1818  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa elegans Bovallius, 1885A  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa epimerica Avdeev, 1979  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa eremita (Brunnich, 1783)  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa excisa Perty, 1833  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa exigua Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa eximia Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa frontalis H. Milne-Edwards, 1840  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa gadorum Brocchi, 1875  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa gerris Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa gibbosa Gourret, 1892  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa globosa Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa guadeloupensis Fabricius, 1793  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa ianuarii Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa ichtiola (Brunnich, 1764)  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa indica Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa liannae Sartor & Pires, 1988  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa limbata Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa nigropunctata Risso, 1816  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa oestrum (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa paradoxa Haller, 1880  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa parupenei Avdeev, 1979  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa plebeia Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa propria Avdeev, 1979  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa pulchrum Lanchester, 1902  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa recta Dana, 1853  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa rhina Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa rotunda Avdeev, 1979  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa rotundifrons Haller, 1880  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa scopulorum (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa selari Avdeev, 1978A  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa slusarskii Rokicki, 1986  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa truncata Schioedte & Meinert, 1884  
                                        SpeciesCymothoa vicina Hale, 1926  

  Expert: Brian Kensley & Marilyn Schotte   
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Cymothoa    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cymothoa   
  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   
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