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Distribution path and Subregions of Canada (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America - Canada
Subregions: Alberta, British Columbia (Vancouver Island), Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Canada
Class
Canada
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 181 families, 564 genera, 1395 species
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Subclass
Canada
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 177 families, 555 genera, 1381 species
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Superorder
Canada
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 119 families, 376 genera, 912 species
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Order
Canada
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 35 families, 111 genera, 229 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
Canada
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     8 families, 47 genera, 97 species
Suborder
Canada
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     10 families, 24 genera, 39 species
Suborder
Canada
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Canada
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     9 families, 14 genera, 18 species
Suborder
Canada
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     2 families, 4 genera, 9 species
Suborder
Canada
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     3 families, 10 genera, 50 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Canada
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 10 Species
Antheluridae (Kensley & Schotte, 2000) - 1 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 5 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 2 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 1 SpeciesRoly polies
Asellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesWater slaters
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 7 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 6 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 7 SpeciesCave Isopods
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 1 Species
Cylisticidae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 3 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 4 Species
Entoniscidae (Kossmann, 1881) - 1 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 3 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 42 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 7 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 1 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 1 SpeciesGribble worm
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 3 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 12 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 63 Species
Nannoniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 2 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSowbugs
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 5 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 2 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 5 Species
Scyphacidae (Dana, 1852) - 1 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 2 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 7 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 1 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 4 Species
34 Families with 226 Species in Canada
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Canada
Species with ANext  
Acanthomysis nephrophthalma -> Pacifacanthomysis nephrophthalmaInfo
Acanthomysis pseudomacropsis -> Xenacanthomysis pseudomacropsisInfo
Aega bicarinata (Leach, 1818)Info
Aega polita -> Politolana politaInfo
Aega psora (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Aega symmetrica (H. Richardson, 1905)Info
Aega ventrosa (M. Sars, 1859)Info
Alienacanthomysis macropsis (W. Tattersall, 1932)Info
Amblyops abbreviata (M. Sars, 1869)Info
Ananthura abyssorum (Norman & Stebbing, 1886)Info
Androniscus dentiger dentiger (Verhoeff, 1908)Info
Anisomysis incisa (W. M. Tattersall, 1936)Info
Anisomysis laticauda (Hansen, 1910)Info
Anthura brachiata -> Calathura brachiataInfo
Archaeomysis grebnitzkii (Czerniavsky, 1882)Info
Arcturus baffini (Sabine, 1824)Info
Argeia pugettensis (Dana, 1853)Info
Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)Potato bugSite
Arthrophryxus beringanus (Richardson, 1908)Info
Asellus aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)WaterlouseInfo
Asellus uenoi -> Phreatoasellus uenoiInfo
Astacilla granulata (Sars, 1877)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Baeonectes muticus (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Birsteiniamysis inermis (Willemoes-suhm, 1874)Info
Bopyroides hippolytes (Krøyer, 1838)Info
Boreomysis arctica (Krøyer, 1861)Info
Boreomysis californica (Ortmann, 1894)Info
Boreomysis inermis -> Birsteiniamysis inermisInfo
Boreomysis kincaidi -> Boreomysis californicaInfo
Boreomysis microps (G.o. Sars, 1883)Info
Boreomysis nobilis (G.o. Sars, 1879)Info
Boreomysis tridens (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caecidotea communis (Say, 1818)Info
Caecidotea forbesi (Williams, 1970)Info
Caecidotea intermedia (Forbes, 1876)Info
Caecidotea occidentalis (Williams, 1970)Info
Caecidotea racovitzai (Williams, 1970)Info
Caecidotea racovitzai racovitzai (Williams, 1970)Info
Caecognathia elongata (Krøyer, 1849)Info
Caesaromysis hispida (Ortmann, 1893)Info
Caesaromysis vanclevei -> Caesaromysis hispidaInfo
Calathura brachiata (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Cancrion needleri (Pearse & Walker, 1939)Info
Chiridotea caeca -> Chiridotea coecaInfo
Chiridotea coeca (Say, 1818)Sand isopodInfo
Chiridotea tuftsii (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Cirolana harfordi (Lockington, 1877)Info
Cirolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Columbiaemysis ignota (Holmquist, 1982)Info
Cryodesma cryoabyssale (Malyutina & Kussakin, 1996)Info
Cyathura burbancki (Frankenberg, 1965)Info
Cyathura carinata (Krøyer, 1847)Info
Cyathura polita (Stimpson, 1856)Info
Cylisticus convexus (De Geer, 1778)Curly WoodlouseInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Desmosoma globiceps (Meinert, 1890)Info
Detonella papillicornis (Richardson, 1904)Info
Disacanthomysis dybowskii (Derzhavin, 1913)Info
Disconectes coxalis (Kussakin, 1983)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Echinozone coronata (Sars, 1870)Info
Edotea montosa (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Edotea triloba -> Edotia trilobaInfo
Edotia acuta -> Edotia trilobaInfo
Edotia montosa -> Edotia trilobaInfo
Edotia triloba (Say, 1818)Info
Edotia tuberculata (Guérin-méneville, 1843)Info
Erythrops abyssorum (G.o. Sars, 1869)Info
Erythrops erythrophthalma (Goës, 1864)Info
Euchaetomeropsis pacifica (Banner, 1948)Info
Eugerda tenuimana (G.o.sars, 1868)Info
Eurycope cryoabyssalis (Just, 1980)Info
Eurycope hanseni (Ohlin, 1901)Info
Eurycope producta (G.o.sars, 1868)Info
Exacanthomysis davisi (Banner, 1948)Info
Excirolana chiltoni (Richardson, 1905)Info
Exosphaeroma amplicauda (Stimpson, 1857)Info
Exosphaeroma antarctica (Richardson, 1906)Info
Exosphaeroma gigas (Leach, 1818)Info
Exosphaeroma rhomburum (Richardson, 1899)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glyptonotus antarcticus (Eights, 1852)Info
Gnathia cerina (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Gnathia trilobata (Schultz, 1966)Info
Gnorimosphaeroma insulare (Van Name, 1940)Info
Gnorimosphaeroma oregonensis (Dana, 1853)Oregon pill bugInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haplophthalmus danicus (Budde-lund, 1879)Terrestrial Cave IsopodInfo
Hebefustis cornutus (Siebenaller & Hessler, 1977)Info
Hemiarthrus abdominalis (Krøyer, 1840)Info
Hemimysis anomala (G.o. Sars, 1907)Bloody-red shrimpInfo
Heptalobus paradoxus (Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1930)Info
Holmesiella anomala (Ortmann, 1908)Info
Holmesimysis costata (Holmes, 1900)Info
Holmesimysis nuda (Banner, 1948)Info
Holmesimysis nudensis (Holmquist, 1979)Info
Holmesimysis sculpta (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
Holmesimysis sculptoides (Holmquist, 1979)Info
Holophryxus alaskensis (Richardson, 1905)Info
Hyloniscus riparius (Koch, 1838)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)Info
Idotea baltica -> Idotea balthicaInfo
Idotea coeca -> Chiridotea coecaInfo
Idotea fewkesi (Richardson, 1905)Info
Idotea gracillima -> Pentidotea gracillimaInfo
Idotea metallica -> Idotea ostroumoviInfo
Idotea obscura (Rafi, 1972)Info
Idotea ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)Info
Idotea ostroumovi (Sowinsky, 1895)Info
Idotea phosphorea (Harger, 1873)Info
Idotea resecata -> Pentidotea resecataInfo
Idotea rufescens (Fee, 1926)Info
Idotea schmitti -> Pentidotea schmittiInfo
Idotea stenops -> Pentidotea stenopsInfo
Idotea urotoma (Stimpson, 1864)Info
Idotea wasnesenskii -> Pentidotea wosnesenskiiInfo
Idotea wosnesenskii -> Pentidotea wosnesenskiiInfo
Inusitatomysis insolita (Ii, 1940)Info
Iolella speciosa (Bovallius, 1881)Info
Iolella spinosa -> Tole spinosaInfo
Ione brevicauda (Bonnier, 1900)Info
Ione cornuta (Bate, 1864)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jaera albifrons (Leach, 1814)Info
Jaera ischiosetosa (Forsman, 1949)Info
Jaera marina (Fabricius, 1780)Info
Jaera praehirsuta (Forsman, 1949)Info
Jaera wakishiana (Bate, 1865)Info
Janira alta (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Janiralata solasteri (Hatch, 1947)Info
Joeropsis dubia (Menzies, 1951)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ligia pallasii (Brandt, 1833)Rock LouseInfo
Ligidium gracile flavum (Jackson, 1923)Info
Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799)GribbleInfo
Lirceus lineatus (Say, 1818)Info
Littorophiloscia vittata (Say, 1818)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mancasellus tenax -> Lirceus lineatusInfo
Meterythrops robusta (S. I. Smith, 1879)Info
Mirabilicoxa fletcheri -> Nymphodora fletcheriInfo
Munidion parvum (Richardson, 1904)Info
Munna fabricii (Krøyer, 1846)Info
Munna limicola (Sars, 1866)Info
Munna truncata (Richardson, 1908)Info
Munneurycope glacialis (Malyutina & Kussakin, 1996)Info
Munnogonium tillerae (Menzies & Barnard, 1959)Info
Munnogonium waldronensis -> Munnogonium tilleraeInfo
Munnopsis typica (M. Sars, 1861)Info
Munnopsurus arcticus -> Munnopsurus giganteusInfo
Munnopsurus giganteus (Sars, 1877)Info
Mysidella americana (Banner, 1948)Info
Mysis diluviana (Audzijonyte & Väinölä, 2005)Opossum shrimpInfo
Mysis gaspensis (O. Tattersall, 1954)Info
Mysis litoralis (Banner, 1948)Info
Mysis mixta (Lilljeborg, 1852)Info
Mysis nordenskioldi (Audzijonyte & Väinölä, 2007)Info
Mysis oculata (Fabricius, 1780)Info
Mysis polaris (Holmquist, 1959)Info
Mysis relicta (Lovén, 1862)An Opossum ShrimpInfo
Mysis segerstralei (Audzijonyte & Vainola, 2005)Info
Mysis spinulosus -> Praunus flexuosusInfo
Mysis stenolepis (S.i. Smith, 1873)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neomysis americana (S.i. Smith, 1873)Info
Neomysis columbiae (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
Neomysis franciscorum (Holmes, 1900)Info
Neomysis kadiakensis (Ortmann, 1908)Info
Neomysis macropsis (W. Tattersall, 1932)Info
Neomysis mercedis (Holmes, 1896)Info
Neomysis pseudomacropsis (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
Neomysis rayii (Murdoch, 1885)Info
Neomysis sculpta (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
Nymphodora fletcheri (Paul & George, 1975)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oniscus asellus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common woodlouseSite
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pacifacanthomysis nephrophthalma (Banner, 1948)Info
Pentidotea gracillima (Dana, 1854)Info
Pentidotea montereyensis -> Pentidotea gracillimaInfo
Pentidotea recta (Rafi & Laubitz, 1990)Info
Pentidotea resecata (Stimpson, 1857)Eelgrass IsopodInfo
Pentidotea schmitti (Menzies, 1950)Info
Pentidotea stenops (Benedict, 1898)Info
Pentidotea whitei (Stimpson, 1864)Info
Pentidotea wosnesenskii (Brandt, 1851)Rockweed IsopodInfo
Philoscia muscorum (Scopoli, 1763)Common striped woodlouseSite
Phreatoasellus uenoi (Matsumoto, 1978)Info
Phryxus abdominalis -> Hemiarthrus abdominalisInfo
Pleurogonium inerme (Sars, 1883)Info
Pleurogonium rubicundum (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Pleurogonium spinosissimum (G.o. Sars, 1866)Info
Politolana concharum (Stimpson, 1853)Greedy isopodInfo
Politolana impostor (Riseman & Brusca, 2002)Info
Politolana impressa (Harger, 1883)Info
Politolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Porcellio laevis (Latreille, 1804)Smooth slaterInfo
Porcellio pictus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio scaber (Latreille, 1804)Rough woodlouseSite
Porcellio scaber scaber (Latreille, 1804)Info
Porcellio spinicornis (Say, 1818)Info
Praunus flexuosus (Müller, 1776)Chameleon shrimpInfo
Proneomysis wailesi (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
Prophryxus alascensis (Richardson, 1909)Info
Pseudomma affine (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Pseudomma berkeleyi (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
Pseudomma roseum (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Pseudomma truncatum (S.i. Smith, 1879)Info
Ptilanthura tenuis (Harger, 1878)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rocinela americana (Schioedte & Meinert, 1879)Info
Rocinela angustata (Richardson, 1904)Info
Rocinela belliceps (Stimpson, 1864)Info
Rocinela oculata (Harger, 1883)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saduria entomon (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Saduria sabini (Krøyer, 1849)Info
Salmasellus steganothrix (Bowman, 1975)Info
Serolina holia (Poore, 1987)Info
Serolina kawina (Poore, 1987)Info
Sphaeroma oregonensis -> Gnorimosphaeroma oregonensisInfo
Stilomysis grandis (Goës, 1864)Info
Storthyngura pulchra -> Vanhoeffenura pulchraInfo
Synidotea bicuspida (Owen, 1839)Info
Synidotea calcarea (Schultz, 1966)Info
Synidotea consolidata (Stimpson, 1857)Info
Synidotea cornuta (Rafi & Laubitz, 1990)Info
Synidotea marmorata (Packard, 1867)Info
Synidotea media (Iverson, 1972)Info
Synidotea minuta (Rafi & Laubitz, 1990)Info
Synidotea nebulosa (Benedict, 1897)Info
Synidotea nodulosa (Krøyer, 1846)Info
Synidotea picta -> Synidotea nodulosaInfo
Synidotea ritteri (Richardson, 1904)Info
Syscenus infelix (Harger, 1880)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teraterythrops robusta (Birstein & Tchindonova, 1958)Info
Tole spinosa (Harger, 1879)Info
Trachelipus rathkii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Trichoniscus pusillus (Brandt, 1833)Common pygmy woodlouseInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanhoeffenura pulchra (Hansen, 1897)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xenacanthomysis pseudomacropsis (W. Tattersall, 1933)Info
229 Species in Isopoda for Canada listed
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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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