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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, East Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Heard Island, Lord Howe Islands (Balls Pyramid, Lord Howe Island), McDonald Islands, Northern Territory (Arnhem Land, Darwin), South Australia (Adelaide, Kangaroo Island), Tasmania (King Island, Macquarie Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Three Hummock Island), West Australia (Geraldton, King George Sound, Perth, Rottnest Island)
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Australia
Class
Australia
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 407 families, 2445 genera, 9164 species
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Subclass
Australia
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 405 families, 2424 genera, 9136 species
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Superorder
Australia
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 233 families, 1242 genera, 4227 species
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Order
Australia
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 78 families, 487 genera, 1791 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
Australia
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     17 families, 110 genera, 321 species
Suborder
Australia
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     16 families, 149 genera, 637 species
Suborder
Australia
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     3 families, 5 genera, 31 species
Suborder
Australia
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     18 families, 71 genera, 300 species
Suborder
Australia
    Phoratopidea (Brandt & Poore, 2003)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Australia
    Phreatoicidea (Stebbing, 1893)
     4 families, 25 genera, 76 species
Suborder
Australia
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     5 families, 78 genera, 294 species
Suborder
Australia
    Tainisopidea (Brandt & Poore, 2003)
     1 family, 2 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Australia
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     10 families, 37 genera, 108 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Australia
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
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 28 Species
Arcturididae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 156 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) - 63 Species
Cabiropidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 2 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 5 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 155 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 21 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
Expanathuridae (Nunomura, 1984) - 20 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 68 Species
Hadromastacidae (Bruce & Müller, 1991) - 1 Species
Halophilosciidae (Verhoeff, 1908) - 1 Species
Haplomunnidae (Wilson, 1976) - 1 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 1 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
Mesamphisopodidae (Nicholls, 1943) - 1 Species
Microparasellidae (Karaman, 1933) - 1 Species
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 10 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 12 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 179 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSowbugs
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 40 Species
Paranthuridae (Menzies & Glynn, 1968) - 24 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 50 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
Scyphacidae (Dana, 1852) - 14 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 42 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 248 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 16 Species
Styloniscidae (Vandel, 1952) - 14 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
Vermectiadidae (Just & Poore, 1992) - 1 Species
Xenosellidae (Just, 2005) - 1 Species
79 Families with 1790 Species in Australia
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Australia without family allocation
Lironeca indica -> Norileca indicaInfo
Lironeca raynaudii -> Elthusa raynaudiiInfo
Lironeca turgidula -> Elthusa turgidulaInfo
3 Species in Isopoda for Australia 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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