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Alloniscus  Dana, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 93265

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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  
                               SuborderOniscidea Latreille, 1802  
                                  InfraorderLigiamorpha Vandel, 1943  
                                     SuperfamilyOniscoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                        FamilyAlloniscidae Schmidt, 2003  
                                           GenusAlloniscus Dana, 1854  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Alloniscus balssii (Verhoeff, 1928)  
                                              Species Alloniscus gerardi Arcangeli, 1960  
                                              Species Alloniscus marinus Collinge, 1920  
                                              Species Alloniscus mirabilis (Stuxberg, 1875)  
                                              Species Alloniscus nacreus Collinge, 1922  
                                              Species Alloniscus nicobaricus Budde-Lund, 1885  
                                              Species Alloniscus oahuensis Budde-Lund, 1885  
                                              Species Alloniscus pallidulus Budde-Lund, 1885  
                                              Species Alloniscus pardii Arcangeli, 1959  
                                              Species Alloniscus perconvexus Dana, 1856  
                                              Species Alloniscus pigmentatus Budde-Lund, 1885  
                                              Species Alloniscus priolensis Arcangeli, 1959  
                                              Species Alloniscus robustus Ferrara, 1974  
                                              Species Alloniscus salinarum Vandel, 1968  
                                              Species Alloniscus schadleri Arcangeli, 1959  
                                              Species Alloniscus silvestrii Arcangeli, 1959  
                                              Species Alloniscus simplex Schmoelzer, 1974  
                                              Species Alloniscus thalassophilus Rioja, 1964  

  Expert: Brian Kensley & Marilyn Schotte  
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Alloniscus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Alloniscus   
  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: Alloniscus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Leistikow, Andreas and Johann Wolfgang Wägele  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of the terrestrial isopods of the new world (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Revista Brasileira Zoologie, vol. 16, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-72   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Alloniscus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmalfuss, Helmut  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: World catalog of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, ser. A (Biologie), no. 654   
  Page(s): 1-341   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0341-0145   
  Notes: updated & revised PDF file available at:   
  Reference for: Alloniscus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmidt, Christian  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Contribution to the phylogenetic system of the Crinocheta (Crustacea, Isopoda). Part 2. (Oniscoidea to Armadillidiidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, vol. 79, no. 1   
  Page(s): 3-179   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1435-1935   
  Reference for: Alloniscus   

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