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Distribution path and Subregions of Egypt (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Egypt
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Egypt
Class
Egypt
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 121 families, 286 genera, 535 species
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Subclass
Egypt
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 120 families, 284 genera, 533 species
Tree
Superorder
Egypt
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 48 families, 94 genera, 156 species
Tree
Order
Egypt
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 20 families, 39 genera, 69 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
Egypt
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     4 families, 8 genera, 9 species
Suborder
Egypt
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     5 families, 6 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Egypt
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species
Suborder
Egypt
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     7 families, 13 genera, 34 species
Suborder
Egypt
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 8 genera, 10 species
Suborder
Egypt
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     1 family, 2 genera, 4 species

Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Egypt
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 1 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 8 SpeciesRoly polies
Asellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater slaters
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 3 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 1 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 3 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 2 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 2 SpeciesGribble worm
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 4 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 3 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 18 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 10 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 2 Species
20 Families with 69 Species in Egypt


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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Egypt
Species with ANext  
Agabiformius lentus (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Apanthura sandalensis (Stebbing, 1900)Info
Armadillidium badium (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Armadillidium decorum (Brandt, 1833)Info
Armadillidium ehrenbergii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Armadillidium fallax (Brandt, 1833)Info
Armadillidium hemprichii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Armadillidium mareoticum (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Armadillidium variegatum -> Armadillidium vulgareInfo
Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)Potato bugSite
Armadillo sodalis (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Asellus coxalis -> Proasellus coxalisInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carpias algicola (Miller, 1941)Info
Carpias stylodactylus (Nobili, 1906)Info
Cirolana anocula -> Metacirolana anoculaInfo
Cirolana bovina (Barnard, 1940)Info
Cymodoce pilosa (Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Cymodoce truncata (Leach, 1814)Info
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Dynamene bidentata (Adams, 1800)Info
Dynamenella savignii (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epipenaeon nobilii (Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1929)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gnathia eumeces (Kensley, Schotte & Poore., 2009)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemilepistus reaumuri (H. Milne-edwards, 1840)Info
Heteromysis digitata (W. Tattersall, 1927)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)Info
Idotea baltica -> Idotea balthicaInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Joeropsis rathbunae (Richardson, 1902)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kainommatomysis foxi (W. Tattersall, 1927)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lanocira latifrons (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Leptotrichus naupliensis (Verhoeff, 1901)Info
Leptotrichus panzeri (Audouin, 1826)Info
Ligia pigmentata (Jackson, 1922)Info
Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799)GribbleInfo
Limnoria tripunctata (Menzies, 1951)Tripunctate gribbleInfo
Littorophiloscia riedli (Strouhal, 1966)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mesopodopsis aegyptia (Wittmann, 1992)Info
Metacirolana anocula (Kensley, 1984)Info
Metoponorthus pruinosus -> Porcellionides pruinosusInfo
Metoponorthus pruinosus anconanus ()Info
Metoponorthus swammerdami -> Porcellionides swammerdamiInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracerceis sculpta (Holmes, 1904)Info
Paracilicaea mossambicus (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paradella dianae (Menzies, 1962)Info
Periscyphis albescens (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Periscyphis convexus (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Periscyphis subtransversus (Omer-cooper, 1926)Info
Philoscia ehrenbergii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Philoscia marmorata (Brandt, 1833)Info
Platyarthrus schoebli (Budde-lund, 1879)Info
Porcellio alexandrinus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio ciliatus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio ehrenbergii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio eucercus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio ferrugineus -> Trachelipus rathkiiInfo
Porcellio griseus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio laevis (Latreille, 1804)Smooth slaterInfo
Porcellio olivieri (Audouin, 1825)Info
Porcellio punctatus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio scaber japonicus (Verhoeff, 1928)Info
Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)Delicate slaterInfo
Porcellionides swammerdami (Audouin, 1827)Info
Proasellus coxalis (Dollfus, 1892)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Siriella brevicaudata (Paulson, 1875)Info
Sphaeroma serratum (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Sphaeroma walkeri (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Sphaeromopsis reticulata (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Synidotea hirtipes (Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Synidotea variegata (Collinge, 1917)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Trachelipus rathkii (Brandt, 1833)Info
69 Species in Isopoda for Egypt 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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