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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Asellota
Superfamilia: Janiroidea

Familia: Janiridae
Genus: Carpias
Species: C. algicola – C. asterphilous – C. bermudensis – C. brachydactylus – C. brucei – C. crosslandi – C. deodatus – C. floridensis – C. galloprovincalis – C. harrietae – C. ichthyoxenos – C. longidactylus – C. minutus – C. montaguensis – C. mossambica – C. nana – C. nereus – C. parvus – C. platydactylus – C. punctatus – C. serricaudus – C. stebbingi – C. stylodactylus – C. triocellatus – C. triton – C. villalobosi

Carpias Richardson, 1902

Type species: Carpias bermudensis Richardson, 1902

Bagatus Nobili, 1906: by Menzies et Glynn, 1968, Bowman et Morris, 1979, Wilson et Wägele, 1994
Janatus Carvacho, 1983: by Wilson et Wägele, 1994


Menzies & Glynn, 1968 (as Bagatus)
Monod, 1974 (as Bagatus)
Bowman & Morris, 1979
Pires, 1980
Pires, 1982 (as Bagatus)
Wilson & Wägele, 1994


Bowman, T.E. & Morris, B.F. (1979). Carpias Richardson 1902, a senior synonym of Bagatus Nobili 1906, and the validity of Carpias minutus (Richardson 1902) (Isopoda: Asellota: Janiridae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 92: 650–657.
Menzies, R.J. & Glynn, P.W. (1968). The common marine isopod Crustacea of Puerto Rico. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 27: 1–133.
Monod, T. (1974). Nouvelles observations sur le genre Bagatus (Crustacea, Isopoda). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Serie 3 166: 1121–1135.
Pires, A.M.S. (1980). Revalidation and redescription of the genus Carpias Richardson, 1902 (Isopoda, Asellota). Crustaceana 39 (1): 95–103.
Pires, A.M.S. (1982). Taxonomic revision of Bagatus (Isopoda, Asellota) with a discussion of ontogenetic polymorphism in males. Journal of Natural History 16: 227–259.
Richardson, H. (1902). The marine and terrestrial isopods of the Bermudas with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, New Haven 11: 277–310. Reference page.
Wilson, G.D.F. & Wägele, J.-W. (1994). Review of the family Janiridae (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota). Invertebrate Taxonomy 8 (3): 683–747.


Carpias in the World List of Marine Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans


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