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Palaemonetes  Heller, 1869
Taxonomic Serial No.: 96383

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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: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderCaridea Dana, 1852  
                                     SuperfamilyPalaemonoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        FamilyPalaemonidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                           SubfamilyPalaemoninae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                              GenusPalaemonetes Heller, 1869  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Palaemonetes antrorum J. E. Benedict, 1896 – Balcones cave shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes cummingi Chace, 1954 – Florida cave shrimp, Squirrel Chimney Cave shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes hiltoni Schmitt, 1921 – Hilton shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes intermedius Holthuis, 1949 – brackish grass shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes kadiakensis M. J. Rathbun, 1902 – Mississippi grass shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes octaviae Chase, 1972  
                                                 Species Palaemonetes paludosus (Gibbes, 1850) – Eastern grass shrimp, riverine grass shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes pugio Holthuis, 1949 – daggerblade grass shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes sinensis (Sollaud, 1911) – chinese grass shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes texanus Strenth, 1976 – Texas river shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes tonkinensis (Sollaud, 1914) – tonkin grass shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes varians (Leach, 1814) – atlantic ditch shrimp 
                                                 Species Palaemonetes vulgaris (Say, 1818) – common American prawn, common grass shrimp, marsh grass shrimp, marsh shrimp 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Palaemonetes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holthuis, L. B.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The recent genera of the Caridean and Stenopodidean shrimps (Crustacea, Decapoda): with an appendix on the order Amphionidacea   
  Page(s): 328   
  Publisher: Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum   
  Publication Place: Leiden   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9-07323-921-4   
  Reference for: Palaemonetes   

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