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Desmosoma  G. O. Sars, 1864
Taxonomic Serial No.: 92894

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  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  
                               SuborderAsellota Latreille, 1802  
                                  SuperfamilyJaniroidea Sars, 1897  
                                     FamilyDesmosomatidae Sars, 1899  
                                        GenusDesmosoma G. O. Sars, 1864  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Desmosoma acutus Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma affine Fresi & Schiecke, 1969A  
                                           Species Desmosoma anversense Schultz, 1979B  
                                           Species Desmosoma atypicum Schiecke & Fresi, 1969  
                                           Species Desmosoma auritum Carvacho, 1977A  
                                           Species Desmosoma australis Nordenstam, 1933  
                                           Species Desmosoma brevicauda Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma brevipes Nordenstam, 1933  
                                           Species Desmosoma coalescum Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma dolosus Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma elegans Fresi & Schiecke, 1969A  
                                           Species Desmosoma elongatum Bonnier, 1896  
                                           Species Desmosoma filipes Hult, 1942  
                                           Species Desmosoma funalis Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma globiceps (Meinert, 1890)  
                                           Species Desmosoma hesslera Brandt, 1992B  
                                           Species Desmosoma lineare G. O. Sars, 1864  
                                           Species Desmosoma lobipes Kussakin, 1965  
                                           Species Desmosoma modestum Nordenstam, 1933  
                                           Species Desmosoma neomana Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma ochotense Kussakin, 1965  
                                           Species Desmosoma puritanum Fresi & Schiecke, 1969A  
                                           Species Desmosoma rotundus Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma serratum Fresi & Schiecke, 1969B  
                                           Species Desmosoma similipes Menzies & George, 1972  
                                           Species Desmosoma strombergi Svavarsson, 1988A  
                                           Species Desmosoma thoracicum Fresi & Schiecke, 1969B  
                                           Species Desmosoma tyrrhenicum Fresi & Schiecke, 1969A  

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