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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
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
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

Lirceus Rafinesque, 1762

Type species: Lirceus fontinalis Rafinesque, 1820

Mancasellus Harger, 1976: by Hubricht et Mackin, 1949


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, West 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]


Leslie Hubricht & J. G. Mackin (1949). "The freshwater isopods of the genus Lirceus (Asellota, Asellidae)". American Midland Naturalist. 42 (2): 334–349. doi:10.2307/2422012. JSTOR 2422012.
Marilyn Schotte (2009). M. Schotte; C. B. Boyko; N. L. Bruce; G. C. B. Poore; S. Taiti; G. D. F. Wilson (eds.). "Lirceus Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1820". World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved April 12, 2010.
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (2005). "Virginia's Northern Ridge and Valley". Virginia's comprehensive wildlife conservation strategy (PDF). Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-07. Retrieved 2010-04-12.
Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996). "Lirceus culveri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996: e.T12120A3322906. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T12120A3322906.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
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.
Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996). "Lirceus usdagalun". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996: e.T12121A3323005. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T12121A3323005.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017.


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