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Lirceus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Asellota
Superfamilia: Aselloidea
Familia: Asellidae
Genus: Lirceus
Species: L. alabamae - L. bicuspidatus - L. bidentatus - L. brachyurus - L. culveri - L. fontinalis - L. garmani - L. hargeri - L. hoppinae - L. lineatus - L. louisianae - L. megapodus - L. richardsonae - L. trilobus - L. usdagalun

Name

Lirceus Rafinesque, 1762

Type species: Lirceus fontinalis Rafinesque, 1820

Synonyms

* Mancasellus Harger, 1976: by Hubricht et Mackin, 1949

References

* Hubricht, L. & J.C. Mackin (1949). The freshwater isopods of the genus Lirceus (Asellota, Asellidae). American Midland Naturalist 42 (2): 334-349.
* Rafinesque, C.S. (1820). Annals of nature or annual synopsis of new genera and species of animals, plants, & c. discovered in North America. Annals of Nature 1: 1-16.

Lirceus is a genus of isopod crustaceans in the family Asellidae that live in southern Canada and the eastern United States as far west as the Great Plains.[1] Of the 15 species in the genus,[2] two are listed as either endangered (EN) or vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List.

* Lirceus alabamae Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Alabama
* Lirceus bicuspidatus Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Arkansas
* Lirceus bidentatus Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Arkansas
* Lirceus brachyurus (Harger, 1876) – Pennsylvania, Virginia
* Lirceus culveri Estes & Holsinger, 1976 – Virginia [3] VU[4]
* Lirceus fontinalis Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1820 – Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee
* Lirceus garmani Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma
* Lirceus hargeri Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Tennessee, Virginia
* Lirceus hoppinae (Faxon, 1889) – Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma
* Lirceus lineatus (Say, 1818) – Canada, eastern United States
* Lirceus louisianae (Mackin & Hubricht, 1938) – Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana
* Lirceus megapodus Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Missouri
* Lirceus richardsonae Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Ohio
* Lirceus trilobus Hubricht & Mackin, 1949 – Oklahoma
* Lirceus usdagalun Holsinger & Bowman, 1973 – Virginia [5] EN[6]

References

1. ^ a b Leslie Hubricht & J. G. Mackin (1949). "The freshwater isopods of the genus Lirceus (Asellota, Asellidae)". American Midland Naturalist 42 (2): 334–349. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2422012.
2. ^ Marilyn Schotte (2009). "Lirceus Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1820". In M. Schotte, C. B. Boyko, N. L. Bruce, G. C. B. Poore, S. Taiti & G. D. F. Wilson. World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=248910. Retrieved April 12, 2010.
3. ^ Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (2005). "Virginia's Northern Ridge and Valley" (PDF). Virginia's comprehensive wildlife conservation strategy. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. http://bewildvirginia.org/wildlife-action-plan/chapter-7.pdf.
4. ^ Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996) Lirceus culveri In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org Retrieved on April 12, 2010.
5. ^ John Holsinger & Wil Orndorff (Summer 2008). "Lee County Cave Isopod (Lirceus usdagulun). 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation" (PDF). United States Fish and Wildlife Service. http://www.fws.gov/northeast/endangered/PDF/LeeCountyCaveIsopod.pdf.
6. ^ Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996) Lirceus usdagalun In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org Retrieved on April 12, 2010.

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