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Asellus aquaticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopoda
Family: Asellidae
Genus: Asellus
Geoffroy, 1762
Type species
Asellus aquaticus
Linnaeus, 1758

Asellus is a genus of isopod crustaceans in the family Asellidae. It contains the following species:[1]


  1. ^ Marilyn Schotte (2011). M. Schotte; C. B. Boyko; N. L. Bruce; G. C. B. Poore; S. Taiti; G. D. F. Wilson, eds. "Asellus Geoffroy, 1762". World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved April 20, 2011.