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Distribution path and Subregions of Indian Ocean (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Indian Ocean
Subregions: Bay of Bengal, Eastern Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Northern Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Southern Indian Ocean, Timor Sea
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Indian Ocean
Class
Indian Ocean
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 162 families, 506 genera, 1007 species
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Subclass
Indian Ocean
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 160 families, 503 genera, 1004 species
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Superorder
Indian Ocean
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 68 families, 154 genera, 258 species
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Order
Indian Ocean
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 31 families, 78 genera, 131 species
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Families155    worldwide
Genera1.803    worldwide
Species15.491    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
Indian Ocean
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     7 families, 9 genera, 25 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     11 families, 42 genera, 64 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 2 genera, 8 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     3 families, 3 genera, 4 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Phreatoicidea (Stebbing, 1893)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 9 genera, 13 species
Suborder
Indian Ocean
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     5 families, 8 genera, 12 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Indian Ocean
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 1 Species
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 4 Species
Amphisopodidae (Nicholls, 1943) - 1 Species
Antarcturidae (Kussakin & Vasina, 1998) - 1 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 2 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 1 Species
Austrarcturellidae (Poore & Bardsley, 1992) - 3 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 9 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 17 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 6 Species
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 2 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 19 Species
Entoniscidae (Kossmann, 1881) - 1 Species
Expanathuridae (Nunomura, 1984) - 2 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 1 Species
Holognathidae (G. Thomson, 1904) - 1 Species
Hyssuridae (Wägele, 1981) - 1 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 6 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 4 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 8 SpeciesGribble worm
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 15 Species
Microcerberidae (Karaman, 1933) - 1 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 3 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 2 Species
Pseudojaniridae (Wilson, 1986) - 1 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 13 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 1 Species
Tylidae (Dana, 1852) - 1 Species
31 Families with 131 Species in Indian Ocean
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Indian Ocean
Species with ANext  
Acanthaspidia acanthonotus (Beddard, 1886)Info
Accalathura maculata (Haswell, 1881)Info
Aega angustata (Whitelegge, 1901)Info
Aega whanui (Bruce, 2009)Info
Aegapheles banda (Bruce, 2004)Info
Alitropus typus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Amesopous richardsonae (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Anilocra dimidiata (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Antarcturus furcatus furcatus (Studer, 1882)Info
Apanthura zeewykae (Kensley & Poore, 1982)Info
Aporobopyroides upogebiae (Nobili, 1906)Info
Aporobopyrus aduliticus (Nobili, 1906)Info
Argathona hirsuta (Hobbins & Jones, 1993)Info
Argathona macronema (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Argathona rhinoceros (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Asymmetrione shiinoi (Codreanu, Codreanu & Pike, 1965)Info
Athelges aegyptius (Codreanu, Codreanu & Pike, 1965)Info
Austrarcturella callosa (Poore & Bardsley, 1992)Info
Austrarcturella cava (Hale, 1946)Info
Austrarcturella hirsuta (Poore & Bardsley, 1992)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Baharilana bisulcata (Hobbins & Jones, 1993)Info
Bathynomus keablei (Lowry & Dempsey, 2006)Info
Bopyrinella stricticauda (Monod, 1933)Info
Buddelundia lateralis (Budde-lund, 1913)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carpias algicola (Miller, 1941)Info
Carpias crosslandi (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Carpias stylodactylus (Nobili, 1906)Info
Ceratothoa guttata (Richardson, 1910)Info
Ceratothoa imbricata (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Ceratothoa marisrubri (Trilles, Colorni & Golani, 1999)Info
Cilicaea latreillei (Leach, 1818)Info
Cilicaeopsis granulata (Whitelegge, 1902)Info
Cirolana corrugis (Jones, 1976)Info
Cirolana meseda (Hobbins & Jones, 1993)Info
Cirolana parva (Hansen, 1890)Info
Cirolana theleceps (Barnard, 1940)Info
Cleantioides natalensis (Barnard, 1925)Info
Corilana erythraea (Kossman, 1880)Info
Coxicerberus tabai (Wägele, 1982)Info
Cterissa australiensis (Avdeev, 1975)Info
Cymodoce erythraea erythraea (Nobili, 1906)Info
Cymodoce richardsoniae (Nobili, 1906)Info
Cymothoa epimerica (Avdeev, 1979)Info
Cymothoa eremita (Brunnich, 1783)Info
Cymothoa paradoxa (Haller, 1880)Info
Cymothoa selari (Avdeev, 1978)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danalia longicollis (Kossmann, 1880)Info
Diogenion vermifactus (Codreanu, Codreanu & Pike, 1960)Info
Dolicholana elongata (H. Milne-edwards, 1840)Info
Doxomysis brucei (Murano, 1990)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eisothistos bataviae (Kensley & Poore, 1982)Info
Enthylacus trivinctus (Perez, 1920)Info
Epipenaeon georgei (Devi, 1982)Info
Euidotea bakeri (Collinge, 1917)Info
Eurycope sarsi (Beddard, 1885)Info
Eurydice arabica (Jones, 1974)Info
Excirolana orientalis (Dana, 1853)Info
Exosphaeroma gigas (Leach, 1818)Info
Expanathura haddae (Kensley & Poore, 1982)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Grapsicepon messoris (Kossmann, 1880)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hansenium monodi (Nordenstam, 1946)Info
Haploniscus helgei (Wolff, 1962)Info
Hypohyperphrixus latilamellaris (Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1932)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iais pubescens (Dana, 1852)Info
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)Info
Idotea metallica -> Idotea ostroumoviInfo
Idotea ostroumovi (Sowinsky, 1895)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lanocira gardineri (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Lanocira latifrons (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Ligia exotica (Roux, 1828)Wharf roachInfo
Ligia pigmentata (Jackson, 1922)Info
Limnoria andamanensis (Rao & Ganapati, 1969)Info
Limnoria indica (Becker & Kampf, 1958)Info
Limnoria insulae (Menzies, 1957)Info
Limnoria multipunctata (Menzies, 1957)Info
Limnoria pfefferi (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Limnoria platycauda (Menzies, 1957)Info
Limnoria unicornis (Menzies, 1957)Info
Lobothorax laevis (Richardson, 1910)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrostylis amplinexa (Mezhov, 1989)Info
Macrostylis capito (Mezhov, 1989)Info
Macrostylis carinifera carinifera (Mezhov, 1988)Info
Macrostylis carinifera dilatata (Mezhov, 1988)Info
Macrostylis diatona (Mezhov, 2003)Info
Macrostylis expolita (Mezhov, 2004)Info
Macrostylis fragosa (Mezhov, 2003)Info
Macrostylis lacunosa (Mezhov, 2004)Info
Macrostylis latiuscula (Mezhov, 2004)Info
Macrostylis pectorosa (Mezhov, 2003)Info
Macrostylis porrecta (Mezhov, 1988)Info
Macrostylis pumicosa (Mezhov, 2003)Info
Macrostylis rectangulata (Mezhov, 1989)Info
Macrostylis urceolata (Mezhov, 1989)Info
Macrostylis wolffi (Mezhov, 1988)Info
Mesanthura protei (Kensley, 1980)Info
Metacirolana fishelsoni (Bruce & Jones, 1978)Info
Metacirolana rotunda (Bruce & Jones, 1978)Info
Mothocya halei (Bruce, 1986)Info
Mothocya karobran (Bruce, 1986)Info
Mothocya melanosticta (Schioedte & Meinert, 1884)Info
Mothocya renardi (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Munneurycope murrayi (Walker, 1903)Info
Munnopsoides australis (Beddard, 1886)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Natatolana anophthalma (Kussakin & Vasina, 1982)Info
Natatolana insignis (Hobbins & Jones, 1993)Info
Natatolana lowryi (Keable, 1997)Info
Natatolana taiti (Keable, 1997)Info
Natatolana woodjonesi (Hale, 1924)Info
Nerocila aculeata (Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Nerocila monodi (Hale, 1940)Info
Nerocila phaiopleura (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ourozeuktes bopyroides (Lesueur, 1814)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parabopyrella hodgarti (Chopra, 1923)Info
Paracilicaea eupyga (Nobili, 1906)Info
Paracilicaea mossambica (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paralimnoria andrewsi (Calman, 1910)Info
Paramphisopus palustris (Glauert, 1924)Info
Paridotea ungulata (Pallas, 1772)Info
Pedinura flindersia (Bruce, 2003)Info
Plakolana mandorah (Keable, 1997)Info
Plotor indus (Schioedte & Meinert, 1881)Info
Pseudanchialina inermis (Illig, 1906)Info
Pseudojanira investigatoris (Poore & Just, 1990)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphaeroma serratum (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Sphaeroma terebrans (Bate, 1866)Mangrove boring isopodInfo
Sphaeroma walkeri (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Sphaeromopsis reticulata (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Synidotea hirtipes (Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tylos exiguus (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenanthura sinaica (Wägele, 1981)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zuzara semipunctata (Leach, 1818)Info
131 Species in Isopoda for Indian Ocean 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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