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Pontonia  Latreille, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 96427

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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: complete   
  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  
                                           SubfamilyPontoniinae Kingsley, 1878  
                                              GenusPontonia Latreille, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Pontonia anachoreta Kemp, 1922  
                                                 Species Pontonia ardeae Bruce, 1981  
                                                 Species Pontonia ascidicola Borradaile, 1898  
                                                 Species Pontonia californiensis M. J. Rathbun, 1902 – sea squirt shrimp 
                                                 Species Pontonia chimaera Holthuis, 1951  
                                                 Species Pontonia domestica Gibbes, 1850 – Atlantic pen shrimp 
                                                 Species Pontonia flavomaculata Heller, 1864  
                                                 Species Pontonia hurii Holthuis, 1981  
                                                 Species Pontonia katoi Kubo, 1940  
                                                 Species Pontonia longispina Holthuis, 1951  
                                                 Species Pontonia manningi Fransen, 2000 – Atlantic pearl oyster shrimp 
                                                 Species Pontonia margarita Smith, 1869 – pearl oyster shrimp 
                                                 Species Pontonia medipacifica Edmondson, 1935  
                                                 Species Pontonia mexicana Guérin-Méneville, 1856 – Caribbean pen shrimp 
                                                 Species Pontonia minuta Baker, 1907  
                                                 Species Pontonia miserabilis Holthuis, 1951  
                                                 Species Pontonia monnioti Bruce, 1990  
                                                 Species Pontonia okai Kemp, 1922  
                                                 Species Pontonia pinnae Lockington, 1878  
                                                 Species Pontonia pinnophylax (Otto, 1821)  
                                                 Species Pontonia pusilla Holthuis, 1951  
                                                 Species Pontonia quasipusilla Chace, 1972  
                                                 Species Pontonia sibogae Bruce, 1972  
                                                 Species Pontonia simplex Holthuis, 1951  
                                                 Species Pontonia spighti Fujino, 1972  
                                                 Species Pontonia stylirostris Holthuis, 1952  
                                                 Species Pontonia unidens Kingsley, 1880  

  Expert: Brian Kensley  
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History 10th and Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20560, USA   
  Reference for: Pontonia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pontonia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Chace, Fenner A., Jr., and A. J. Bruce  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Caridean Shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition 1907-1910, pt. 6: Superfamily Palaemonoidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 543   
  Page(s): vii + 152   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Pontonia   

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