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Asellidae  Latreille, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 92657

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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: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 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  
                               SuborderAsellota Latreille, 1802  
                                  SuperfamilyAselloidea Latreille, 1802  
                                     FamilyAsellidae Latreille, 1802  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Asellus Geoffroy, 1764  
                                        Genus Baicalasellus Stammer, 1932  
                                        Genus Bragasellus Henry & Magniez, 1968  
                                        Genus Caecidotea Packard, 1871  
                                        Genus Calasellus Bowman, 1981  
                                        Genus Chthonasellus Argano & Messana, 1991  
                                        Genus Columbasellus Lewis, Martin and Wetzer, 2003  
                                        Genus Conasellus Stammer, 1932  
                                        Genus Gallasellus Henry & Magniez, 1981  
                                        Genus Lirceolus Bowman and Longley, 1976  
                                        Genus Lirceus Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1820  
                                        Genus Mancasellus Harger, 1876  
                                        Genus Nipponasellus Matsumoto, 1962  
                                        Genus Phreatoasellus Henry & Magniez, 1991  
                                        Genus Proasellus Dudich, 1925  
                                        Genus Psammasellus Braga, 1968  
                                        Genus Remasellus Bowman and Sket, 1985  
                                        Genus Salmasellus Bowman, 1975  
                                        Genus Sibirasellus Henry & Magniez, 1993  
                                        Genus Synasellus Braga, 1944  
                                        Genus Uenasellus Matsumoto, 1962  

  Expert: Brian Kensley & Marilyn Schotte  
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Asellidae    
  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: Asellidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Asellidae   
  Source: World List of Marine, Freshwater & Terrestrial Isopoda... 1996, website (version 1994)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: Compiled by Brian Kensley, Marilyn Schotte, and Steve Schilling (Oniscidea only), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution   
  Reference for: Asellidae   
  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: Asellidae   

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