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Species Americorchestia megalophthalma

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Amphipoda (Amphipods)
Suborder Senticaudata
Family Talitridae (Beach Hoppers)
Genus Americorchestia
Species megalophthalma (Americorchestia megalophthalma)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Talorchestia megalophthalma Bate, 1862