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Distribution path and Subregions of Central Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa
Subregions: Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe (Príncipe)
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Central Africa
Class
Central Africa
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 170 families, 443 genera, 913 species
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Subclass
Central Africa
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 169 families, 442 genera, 912 species
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Superorder
Central Africa
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 81 families, 195 genera, 354 species
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Order
Central Africa
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 32 families, 107 genera, 211 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
Central Africa
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     12 families, 25 genera, 41 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     5 families, 15 genera, 16 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     9 families, 32 genera, 70 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     1 family, 1 genus, 4 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Central Africa
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 1 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 2 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 31 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 2 SpeciesRoly polies
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 4 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 3 SpeciesCave Isopods
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 6 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 6 Species
Echinothambematidae (Menzies, 1962) - 1 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 65 Species
Haplomunnidae (Wilson, 1976) - 1 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 7 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 1 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 SpeciesRock Slaters
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 7 Species
Microcerberidae (Karaman, 1933) - 2 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 11 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 2 Species
Nannoniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 9 Species
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 2 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 17 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 4 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 6 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 6 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 1 Species
Stenasellidae (Dudich, 1924) - 3 Species
Thambematidae (Stebbing, 1913) - 1 Species
Titaniidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 1 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 1 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 1 Species
32 Families with 211 Species in Central Africa
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Central Africa
Species with ANext  
Acanthaspidia namibia (Brandt, 2001)Info
Acanthocope galatheae (Wolff, 1962)Info
Acrobelione langi (Van Name, 1920)Info
Acutomunna foliacea (Chardy, 1975)Info
Aethiopopactes fasciatus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1985)Info
Angaribia kunenensis (Barnard, 1924)Info
Aphiloscia congolensis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Aphiloscia sordida (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Arcangeloscia buettneroides (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Arcangeloscia congolensis (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Arcangeloscia curvitelson (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Arcangeloscia longistyla (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Arcangeloscia microphthalma (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Arcangeloscia puylaerti (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Armadillo crassus -> Venezillo crassusInfo
Atracheodillo marmorivagus (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bellibos monicae (Chardy, 1975)Info
Betamorpha fusiformis (Barnard, 1920)Info
Betamorpha indentifrons (Menzies, 1968)Info
Burmoniscus kohleri (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
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Ceratothoa collaris (Schiödte & Meinert, 1883)Info
Chauliodoniscus coronatus (Leese & Brenke, 2005)Info
Cirolana chaloti (Bouvier, 1901)Info
Congethelum hauseri (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
Congocellio uniformis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Congophiloscia albofasciata (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Congophiloscia longiantennata (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Congophiloscia striata (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Coxicerberus machadoi (Delamare & Chappuis, 1957)Info
Cristarmadillo arcangelii (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Cristarmadillo gerardi (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Cristarmadillo pardii (Ferrara, Schmalfuss & Taiti, 1987)Info
Ctenorillo bananae (Van Name, 1920)Info
Ctenorillo gabunensis (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Ctenorillo regulus (Van Name, 1920)Info
Ctenorillo strinatii (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Desmosoma renatae (Brix, 2007)Info
Dynamenopsis angolensis (Kensley, 1971)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Echinochaetus renatae (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Eastern yellowjacketInfo
Elumoides atlanticus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Ethelum burgeoni (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Ethelum gezei (Paulian De Felice, 1941)Info
Ethelum pusillum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Ethelumoris setosus (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Eubelum gabonensis (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Eubelum garambae (Van Name, 1920)Info
Eubelum haasi (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
Eubelum icarense (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
Eubelum incertum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum kisantui (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum lubricum (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Eubelum lugubre (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum minimum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum montanum (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Eubelum novum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum paralubricum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum pictum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum schmoelzeri (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Eubelum squamatum (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eubelum squamosum (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
Eubelum stanleyanum (Van Name, 1920)Info
Eubelum stipulatum (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Eubelum tomentosum (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
Eubelum ubangium (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Eubelum vannamei (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Eugerdella theodori (Brix, 2007)Info
Eurycope denticollis (Mursch, Brenke & Wägele, 2008)Info
Eurycope monodon (Mursch, Brenke & Wägele, 2008)Info
Excirolana latipes (Barnard, 1914)Info
Excirolana natalensis (Vanhoeffen, 1914)Info
Exiliniscus aculeatus (Siebenaller & Hessler, 1981)Info
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Fakoanum agauriae (Paulian De Felice, 1941)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gabunillo coecus (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Gabunoscia feai (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Glossobius hemiramphi (Williams & Williams, 1985)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haploniscus angolensis (Brökeland, 2010)Info
Haploniscus furcatus (Chardy, 1974)Info
Haploniscus monodi (Chardy, 1974)Info
Haploniscus myriamae (Chardy, 1974)Info
Haploniscus rostratus (Menzies, 1962)Info
Haploniscus unicornis (Menzies, 1956)Info
Hebefustis dispar (Siebenaller & Hessler, 1977)Info
Hiallum camerunicum (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
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Ichthyoxenus expansus (Van Name, 1920)Info
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)Info
Idotea baltica -> Idotea balthicaInfo
Idotea metallica -> Idotea ostroumoviInfo
Idotea ostroumovi (Sowinsky, 1895)Info
Ilyarachna triangulata (Menzies, 1962)Info
Ilyarachna una (Thistle, 1980)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Janthura abyssicola (Wolff, 1962)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kivudillo benoiti (Ferrara & Taiti, 1976)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lanceochaetus camerunicus (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Leptanthura affinis (Bonnier, 1896)Info
Ligia curvata (Vandel, 1948)Info
Ligia gracilipes (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Lobethelum congolense (Ferrara & Taiti, 1989)Info
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Macrostylis bipunctatus (Menzies, 1962)Info
Macrostylis hirsuticaudis (Menzies, 1962)Info
Macrostylis longipedis (Brandt, 2004)Info
Macrostylis longispinis (Brandt, 2004)Info
Macrostylis meteorae (Brandt, 2004)Info
Macrostylis robusta (Brandt, 2004)Info
Macrostylis spinifera (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Malacanthura sanidoda (Bamber, 2000)Info
Mesarmadillo albicornis (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Mesarmadillo gracilipennis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Mesarmadillo kivuensis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Mesarmadillo montanus (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Mesarmadillo quadrimaculatus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Metastenasellus congolensis (Chappuis, 1951)Info
Metastenasellus dartevellei (Chappuis, 1952)Info
Metastenasellus leleupi (Chappuis, 1951)Info
Microcerberus monodi (Delamare-deboutteville & Chappuis, 1957)Info
Microcercus dartevellei (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Microcercus ethelumoides (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Microcercus incertus (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Microcercus lugubris (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Microcercus singularis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Momedossa longipedis (Brix, 2007)Info
Mothocya longicopa (Bruce, 1986)Info
Munneurycope persephone (Mursch, Brenke & Wägele, 2008)Info
Munnopsurus mimus (Barnard, 1914)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nagurus onisciformis (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Nannoniscus antennaspinis (Brandt, 2002)Info
Nannoniscus meteori (Brandt, 2002)Info
Nerocila armata (Dana, 1853)Info
Niambia squamata (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Notanthura barnardi (Monod, 1927)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panetela wolffi (Siebenaller & Hessler, 1981)Info
Panningillo schultzei (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Paraleptomysis dimorpha (Wittmann, 1986)Info
Paramunna foliacea -> Acutomunna foliaceaInfo
Paraperiscyphops vandeli (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Parelumoides marginatus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Periscyphis kalongensis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Periscyphis mofousensis (Dalens, 1996)Info
Periscyphis schadensis (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Periscyphoides pictus (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Periscyphops bizonatus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Periscyphops camerunicus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Periscyphops gibbosus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Periscyphops granulosus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Periscyphops haasi (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Periscyphops humilis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Periscyphops lugubris (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Periscyphops silvanus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Periscyphops squamatus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Periscyphops squamosus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Periscyphops triarticulatus (Hilgendorf, 1893)Info
Pleopodoscia isabellensis (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Polyacanthus aculeatus (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Porcellio monardi (Brian, 1953)Info
Prochelator angolensis (Brenke, Brix & Knuschke, 2005)Info
Progebiophilus chapini (Van Name, 1920)Info
Pseudione brandaoi (Brian & Dartevelle, 1941)Info
Pseudodiploexochus lejeunei (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus leleupi (Vandel, 1977)Info
Pseudodiploexochus schmalfussi (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus vanninii (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus zairensis (Ferrara & Taiti, 1990)Info
Pseudomesus pitombo (Kaiser & Brix, 2007)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rapaniscus crassipes (Hansen, 1916)Info
Rapaniscus multisetosus (Brandt, 2002)Info
Regabellator abyssi (Brandt, 2002)Info
Regabellator profugus (Siebenaller & Hessler, 1981)Info
Rhodesillo insulanus (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Rhopalophthalmus flagellipes (Illig, 1906)Info
Rhyscotoides moandae (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Rhyscotoides parallelus (Budde-lund, 1893)Info
Rhyscotoides silvestrii (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Rhyscotus bicolor angolae (Brian, 1931)Info
Rhyscotus bicolor bicolor (Barnard, 1924)Info
Rhyscotus globiceps (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Schoutedenillo congolensis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Scyracepon tuberculosa (Tattersall, 1905)Info
Synarmadillo aelleni (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1983)Info
Synarmadillo albinotatus (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Synarmadillo caecus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Synarmadillo cristifrons (Hilgendorf, 1893)Info
Synarmadillo diversus (Paulian De Felice, 1940)Info
Synarmadillo flavus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Synarmadillo globus (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Synarmadillo insulanus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Synarmadillo lubilensis (Van Name, 1920)Info
Synarmadillo pallidus (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Synarmadillo schlegeli (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Synarmadillo taitii (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Synarmadillo vicinus (Paulian De Felice, 1940)Info
Synarmadilloides congolensis (Ferrara, 1975)Info
Synarmadilloides pila (Budde-lund, 1912)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thambema amicorum (Stebbing, 1912)Info
Thermocellio congolensis congolensis (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Thylakogaster namibiensis (Brenke & Buschmann, 2009)Info
Titana mirabilis (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Togarmadillo monocellatus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Torwolia tinbiene (Brix, 2007)Info
Trichoniscus pterydicola (Paulian De Felice, 1940)Info
Trichorhina kribensis (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1983)Info
Trogleubelum tenebrarum (Van Name, 1920)Info
Tura nigromaculata (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uramba charina (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Uramba triangulifera (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanhoeffenura myriamae (George & Hinton, 1982)Info
Vemathambema elongata (Menzies, 1962)Info
Venezillo crassus (Budde-lund, 1904)Info
Venezillo pruinosus (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zebrascia buddelundi (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
Zebrascia longicornis (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Zebrascia plurimaculata (Schmalfuss & Ferrara, 1978)Info
211 Species in Isopoda for Central Africa 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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