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Distribution path and Subregions of Australasia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia
Subregions: Australia (Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, East Australia, Heard Island, Lord Howe Islands, McDonald Islands, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, West Australia), New Guinea (East New Guinea, West New Guinea)
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Australasia
Class
Australasia
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 407 families, 2459 genera, 9224 species
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Subclass
Australasia
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 405 families, 2438 genera, 9195 species
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Superorder
Australasia
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 233 families, 1254 genera, 4252 species
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Order
Australasia
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 78 families, 499 genera, 1813 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
Australasia
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     17 families, 110 genera, 321 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     16 families, 150 genera, 640 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     3 families, 5 genera, 31 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     18 families, 82 genera, 319 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Phoratopidea (Brandt & Poore, 2003)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Phreatoicidea (Stebbing, 1893)
     4 families, 25 genera, 76 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     5 families, 78 genera, 294 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Tainisopidea (Brandt & Poore, 2003)
     1 family, 2 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Australasia
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     10 families, 37 genera, 108 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Australasia
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 5 Species
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 54 Species
Alloniscidae (Schmidt, 2003) - 3 Species
Amphisopodidae (Nicholls, 1943) - 16 Species
Ancinidae (Tattersall, 1905) - 1 Species
Antarcturidae (Kussakin & Vasina, 1998) - 9 Species
Antheluridae (Kensley & Schotte, 2000) - 4 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 83 Species
Anuropidae (Stebbing, 1893) - 0 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 28 Species
Arcturididae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 164 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 4 SpeciesRoly polies
Austrarcturellidae (Poore & Bardsley, 1992) - 16 Species
Bathynataliidae (Poore, 2005) - 2 Species
Bathytropidae (Vandel, 1952) - 2 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 65 Species
Cabiropidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 2 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 5 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 155 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 22 Species
Crinoniscidae (Bonnier, 1900) -> Cabiropidae - 0 Species
Cylisticidae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 91 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 2 Species
Dendrotiidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 8 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 7 Species
Detonidae (Budde-lund, 1906) - 1 Species
Entoniscidae (Kossmann, 1881) - 3 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 0 Species
Expanathuridae (Nunomura, 1984) - 20 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 68 Species
Gnathostenetroididae (Kussakin, 1967) - 0 Species
Hadromastacidae (Bruce & Müller, 1991) - 1 Species
Halophilosciidae (Verhoeff, 1908) - 1 Species
Haplomunnidae (Wilson, 1976) - 1 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 1 Species
Hemioniscidae (Bonnier, 1900) -> Cryptoniscidae - 0 Species
Holidoteidae (Wägele, 1989) - 1 Species
Holognathidae (G. Thomson, 1904) - 5 Species
Hypsimetopodidae (Nicholls, 1943) - 6 Species
Hyssuridae (Wägele, 1981) - 10 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 37 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 5 Species
Janirellidae (Menzies, 1956) - 3 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 16 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 17 Species
Keuphyliidae (Bruce, 1980) - 1 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 36 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 7 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 29 SpeciesGribble worm
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 0 Species
Mesamphisopodidae (Nicholls, 1943) - 1 Species
Mesosignidae (Schultz, 1969) - 0 Species
Microparasellidae (Karaman, 1933) - 1 Species
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 10 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 12 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 179 Species
Olibrinidae (Vandel, 1973) - 0 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSowbugs
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 40 Species
Paranthuridae (Menzies & Glynn, 1968) - 24 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 58 Species
Phoratopodidae (Hale, 1925) - 1 Species
Phreatoicidae (Chilton, 1891) - 52 Species
Plakarthriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 1 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 2 Species
Ponderellidae (Wilson & Keable, 2004) - 2 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 13 Species
Pseudidotheidae (Ohlin, 1901) - 1 Species
Pseudojaniridae (Wilson, 1986) - 7 Species
Rectarcturidae (Poore, 2001) - 5 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 1 Species
Santiidae (Wilson, 1987) - 4 Species
Scleropactidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 0 Species
Scyphacidae (Dana, 1852) - 15 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 42 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 248 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 16 Species
Styloniscidae (Vandel, 1952) - 16 Species
Tainisopidae (Wilson, 2003) - 7 Species
Torynommatidae - 1 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 11 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 4 Species
Tridentellidae (Bruce, 1984) - 1 Species
Tylidae (Dana, 1852) - 6 Species
Urdidae (Kunth, 1870) - 0 Species
Vermectiadidae (Just & Poore, 1992) - 1 Species
Xenosellidae (Just, 2005) - 1 Species
89 Families with 1812 Species in Australasia
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Australasia without family allocation
Lironeca indica -> Norileca indicaInfo
Lironeca raynaudii -> Elthusa raynaudiiInfo
Lironeca turgidula -> Elthusa turgidulaInfo
3 Species in Isopoda for Australasia 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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