Lirceus brachyurus ( Harger, 1876 ), Harger, 1876

Lewis, Julian J., Bowman, Thomas E. & Feller, Daniel J., 2011, A synopsis of the subterranean asellids of Maryland, U. S. A., with description of Caecidotea alleghenyensis, new species (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota), Zootaxa 2769, pp. 54-64: 63

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.207750

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scientific name

Lirceus brachyurus ( Harger, 1876 )
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Lirceus brachyurus ( Harger, 1876)  

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Material examined. MARYLAND: Frederick Co., spring at Fountain Rock, 1 mile [1.6km] SW Walkersville, 26 February 1986, 30Ƥ; Washington Co.: Big Spring, DJF, 23 July 1988, 9Ƥ; Troupe Springs, DJF, 29 May 1988, 23; spring on SR 63, 2 miles [3.2km] north SR 40, AN, 15 October 1978, 25Ƥ.

Range. These Maryland localities occur between those previously known in Virginia and Pennsylvania ( Hubricht & Mackin 1949; Lewis 2009). Many other samples of L. brachyurus   (many collected by Leslie Hubricht) are present in the NMNH, spanning an area from western North Carolina through Virginia and West Virginia to Pennsylvania. This species usually occurs in springs.

NMNH

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Isopoda

Family

Asellidae

Genus

Lirceus