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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Bermuda Islands, Canada, Eastern North America, Greenland, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA), South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in America
Class
America
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 468 families, 3140 genera, 14695 species
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Subclass
America
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 458 families, 3035 genera, 14527 species
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Superorder
America
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 270 families, 1668 genera, 6959 species
Tree
Order
America
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 96 families, 751 genera, 3283 species
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Families155    worldwide
Genera1.803    worldwide
Species15.493    worldwide
Common namesSowbugs, Pillbugs, Isopods, Woodlice, Water Slaters, Freshwater Isopods, Isopods and sowbugs
German namesAsseln
Dutch namesPissebedden
Danish namesTanglus
Finnish namesSiirat
Norwegian namesSkrukketroll, Tanglus
Swedish namesGråsuggor och tånglöss
AuthorLatreille, 1817
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Adelie Land)


Ecozones:

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Indo-Pacific

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Ordovician, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, North Pacific, East Pacific, West Pacific, Bering Sea, Kermadec Trench, Aleutian Trench)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Eastern Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, English Channel)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean, Timor Sea, Northern Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, Southern Indian Ocean)

Antarctic Ocean, Arctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesIsopoda in bie.ala.org.au
Isopoda in faunaeur.org
Isopoda in itis.gov
Isopoda in dyntaxa.se
Isopoda in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
America
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     24 families, 215 genera, 950 species
Suborder
America
    Calabozoida (Van Lieshout, 1983)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
America
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     23 families, 226 genera, 863 species
Suborder
America
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 3 genera, 20 species
Suborder
America
    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     2 families, 7 genera, 24 species
Suborder
America
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     21 families, 140 genera, 707 species
Suborder
America
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     6 families, 61 genera, 269 species
Suborder
America
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     10 families, 46 genera, 256 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in America
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 8 Species
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 70 Species
Alloniscidae (Schmidt, 2003) - 8 Species
Ancinidae (Tattersall, 1905) - 9 Species
Antarcturidae (Kussakin & Vasina, 1998) - 25 Species
Antheluridae (Kensley & Schotte, 2000) - 5 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 104 Species
Anuropidae (Stebbing, 1893) - 4 Species
Archaeoniscidae (Haack, 1918) - 1 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 58 Species
Arcturididae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 68 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 79 SpeciesRoly polies
Asconiscidae (Bonnier, 1900) - 1 Species
Asellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 205 SpeciesWater slaters
Atlantasellidae (Sket, 1979) - 2 Species
Austrarcturellidae (Poore & Bardsley, 1992) - 9 Species
Balloniscidae (Araujo & Zaido, 1995) - 10 Species
Bathytropidae (Vandel, 1952) - 14 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 193 Species
Cabiropidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 2 Species
Calabozoidae (Van Lieshout, 1983) - 1 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 29 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 153 SpeciesCave Isopods
Colypuridae (Richardson, 1905) - 1 Species
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 34 Species
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 8 Species
Cylisticidae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 130 Species
Cyproniscidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 5 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 15 Species
Delatorreidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 1 Species
Dendrotiidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 1 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 47 Species
Dubioniscidae (Vandel, 1953) - 12 Species
Echinocarididae (Clarke, 1900) - 6 Species
Entoniscidae (Kossmann, 1881) - 6 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 1 Species
Expanathuridae (Nunomura, 1984) - 13 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 42 Species
Gnathostenetroididae (Kussakin, 1967) - 6 Species
Halophilosciidae (Verhoeff, 1908) - 1 Species
Haplomunnidae (Wilson, 1976) - 7 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 33 Species
Hekelidae (Ferrara, 1977) - 1 Species
Hemioniscidae (Bonnier, 1900) - 2 Species
Holognathidae (G. Thomson, 1904) - 14 Species
Hyssuridae (Wägele, 1981) - 16 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 117 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 23 Species
Janirellidae (Menzies, 1956) - 7 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 75 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 22 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 17 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 39 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 20 SpeciesGribble worm
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 8 Species
Mesosignidae (Schultz, 1969) - 9 Species
Microcerberidae (Karaman, 1933) - 22 Species
Microparasellidae (Karaman, 1933) - 8 Species
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 42 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 133 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 303 Species
Nannoniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 31 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSowbugs
Orithopsidae (Schweitzer, Feldmann, Fam, Hessin, Hetrick, Nyborg, 2003) - 1 Species
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 63 Species
Paranthuridae (Menzies & Glynn, 1968) - 29 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 183 Species
Plakarthriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 1 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 38 Species
Pleurocopidae (Fresi & Schiecke, 1972) - 4 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 62 Species
Protojaniridae (Fresi, Idato & Scipione, 1980) - 1 Species
Pseudarmadillidae (Vandel, 1973) - 16 Species
Pseudidotheidae (Ohlin, 1901) - 1 Species
Pudeoniscidae (Lemos De Castro, 1973) - 4 Species
Rectarcturidae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 13 Species
Santiidae (Wilson, 1987) - 9 Species
Scleropactidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 13 Species
Scyphacidae (Dana, 1852) - 10 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 68 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 185 Species
Sphaeroniscidae (Vandel, 1964) - 43 Species
Stenasellidae (Dudich, 1924) - 8 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 29 Species
Stenoniscidae (Budde-lund, 1904) - 3 Species
Styloniscidae (Vandel, 1952) - 19 Species
Tecticipitidae (Bruce, 1993) - 5 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 6 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 67 Species
Tridentellidae (Bruce, 1984) - 7 Species
Tylidae (Dana, 1852) - 10 Species
Xenarcturidae (Sheppard, 1957) - 1 Species
95 Families with 3252 Species in America
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in America without family allocation
Cryptocisus laevis (Schultz, 1977)Info
Cryptocotitus acus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Cryptonus truncatus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Gorgoniscus incisodactylus (Grygier, 1981)Info
Iolella alascensis -> Tole alascensisInfo
Iolella glabra -> Tole glabraInfo
Iolella sarsi -> Tole sarsiInfo
Iolella speciosa (Bovallius, 1881)Info
Iolella spinosa -> Tole spinosaInfo
Jaerella armata (Richardson, 1911)Info
Lironeca bowmani -> Livoneca bowmaniInfo
Lironeca californica -> Elthusa californicaInfo
Lironeca caudata -> Elthusa caudataInfo
Lironeca convexa Richardson, 1905Info
Lironeca menziesi -> Elthusa menziesiInfo
Lironeca methepia -> Elthusa methepiaInfo
Lironeca ovalis -> Livoneca redmaniiInfo
Lironeca puhi -> Ichthyoxenus puhiInfo
Lironeca redmanii -> Livoneca redmaniiInfo
Lironeca texana -> Livoneca texanaInfo
Lironeca tropicalis -> Elthusa tropicalisInfo
Lironeca vulgaris -> Elthusa vulgarisInfo
Neritoniscus euphoticus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Osicryptus hirsutus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Rhacura pulchra (Richardson, 1908)Info
Tole alascensis (Benedict, 1905)Info
Tole glabra (Richardson, 1908)Info
Tole libbeyi (Ortmann, 1901)Info
Tole sarsi (Richardson, 1905)Info
Tole spinosa (Harger, 1879)Info
Tole spinosissima (Stephensen, 1936)Info
31 Species in Isopoda for America listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassMalacostraca
Malacostracans, Higher Crustaceans
SubclassEumalacostraca
SuperorderPeracarida
OrderIsopoda
Sowbugs, Pillbugs, Isopods, Woodlice, Water Slaters, Freshwater Isopods, Isopods and sowbugs
AuthorLatreille, 1817
 
Synonyms
Apoda (Hustache, 1930)

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