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Distribution path and Subregions of Kenya (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Kenya
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Kenya
Class
Kenya
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 109 families, 302 genera, 596 species
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Subclass
Kenya
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 108 families, 299 genera, 593 species
Tree
Superorder
Kenya
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 33 families, 74 genera, 122 species
Tree
Order
Kenya
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 19 families, 57 genera, 104 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
Kenya
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     3 families, 3 genera, 5 species
Suborder
Kenya
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     8 families, 23 genera, 41 species
Suborder
Kenya
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     4 families, 11 genera, 17 species
Suborder
Kenya
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 10 genera, 13 species
Suborder
Kenya
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species

Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Kenya
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 2 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 4 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 4 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 5 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 15 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 6 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 5 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 2 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 25 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 SpeciesRock Slaters
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 1 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 1 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 6 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 6 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 13 Species
Stenasellidae (Dudich, 1924) - 3 Species
19 Families with 104 Species in Kenya


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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Kenya
Species with ANext  
Aega deshaysiana -> Aegapheles deshaysianaInfo
Aegapheles deshaysiana (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Afrocerceis kenyensis (Mueller, 1995)Info
Allophryxus malindiae -> Hemiphryxus malindiaeInfo
Anchiphiloscia aelleni (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Anchiphiloscia africana (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Anchiphiloscia kenyensis (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Anchiphiloscia rotundata (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Anchiphiloscia uncinata (Ferrara, 1974)Info
Anilocra ankistra (Bruce, 1987)Info
Annina lacustris (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Aphiloscia trifasciata (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Argathona macronema (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Argathona rhinoceros (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bopyrella saronae -> Parabopyrella saronaeInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cilicaea latreillei (Leach, 1818)Info
Cirolana bovina (Barnard, 1940)Info
Cirolana carina (Jones, 1976)Info
Cirolana corrugis (Jones, 1976)Info
Cirolana parva (Hansen, 1890)Info
Cirolana sulcaticauda (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Ctenorillo buddelundi (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Cymodoce zanzibarensis (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diploexochus jeanneli (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Dynamenella scaptocephala (Messana, 1990)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaphognathia wolffi (Mueller, 1989)Info
Eubelum instrenuum (Budde-lund, 1912)Info
Eubelum tachyoryctidis (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Eurydice agilis (Jones, 1971)Info
Eurydice cavicaudata (Jones, 1971)Info
Eurydice chelifer (Jones, 1971)Info
Eurydice inornata (Jones, 1971)Info
Eurydice longipes (Jones, 1971)Info
Excirolana affinis (Jones, 1971)Info
Excirolana geniculata (Jones, 1971)Info
Excirolana orientalis (Dana, 1853)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gelsana abnormis (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Gnathia wolffi -> Elaphognathia wolffiInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haliophasma mombasa (Kensley, 1980)Info
Hemiphryxus malindiae (Bruce, 1974)Info
Heteromysis harpax (Hilgendorf, 1879)Info
Hiallelgon jeanneli (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Hiallum affine (Richardson, 1909)Info
Hiallum richardsoni (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idotea metallica -> Idotea ostroumoviInfo
Idotea ostroumovi (Sowinsky, 1895)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Joeropsis bourboni (Müller, 1991)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lanocira anasicula (Jones, 1982)Info
Lanocira gardineri (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Lanocira glabra (Jones, 1982)Info
Lanocira zeylanica (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Ligia exotica (Roux, 1828)Wharf roachInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Malacanthura mombasa -> Haliophasma mombasaInfo
Mesanthura nigra (Müller, 1993)Info
Mesanthura protei (Kensley, 1980)Info
Mesarmadillo arambourgi arambourgi (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Mesarmadillo arambourgi maui (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Mesarmadillo chappuisi (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Mesarmadillo giganteus (Paulian De Felice, 1945)Info
Metoponorthus pruinosus -> Porcellionides pruinosusInfo
Microcercus acutitelson (Taiti & Ferrara, 1981)Info
Microcercus anomalus (Gerstaecker, 1873)Info
Microcercus marmoratus (Taiti & Ferrara, 1981)Info
Microcercus obtusicauda (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Microcercus pseudanomalus (Taiti & Ferrara, 1981)Info
Microcercus scorteccii (Arcangeli, 1933)Info
Mothocya arrosor (Bruce, 1986)Info
Mothocya collettei (Bruce, 1986)Info
Mothocya plagulophora (Haller, 1880)Info
Mothocya renardi (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Munnopsis mandibularis (Wolff, 1962)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neophryxus globicaudatus (Bruce, 1973)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orophryxus shiinoi (Bruce, 1972)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parabathynomus natalensis (Barnard, 1924)Info
Parabopyrella saronae (Bourdon & Bruce, 1979)Info
Paracassidinopsis perlata (Roman, 1974)Info
Paracerceis caudata (Say, 1818)Info
Paracilicaea eupyga (Nobili, 1906)Info
Paracilicaea mossambicus (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paracilicaea setosa (Mueller, 1995)Info
Paracilicaea watamuae (Müller, 1995)Info
Paradella harrisoni (Müller, 1995)Info
Periscyphis brunneus (Budde-lund, 1912)Info
Periscyphis civilis (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Periscyphis limbatus (Omer-cooper, 1926)Info
Periscyphis montanus (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Periscyphis ruficauda (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Periscyphis trivialis (Gerstaecker, 1873)Info
Periscyphis verhoeffi (Arcangeli, 1929)Info
Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)Delicate slaterInfo
Prophryxus globicaudatus -> Neophryxus globicaudatusInfo
Pyrgoniscus lanceolatus (Ferrara, 1977)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphaeroma terebrans (Bate, 1866)Mangrove boring isopodInfo
Sphaeromopsis amathitis (Holdich & Jones, 1973)Info
Stenasellus kenyensis (Magniez, 1975)Info
Stenasellus ruffoi (Messana, 1993)Info
Stenasellus simonsi (Messana, 1999)Info
Synarmadillo villosus (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Synarmadilloides laevis (Budde-lund, 1912)Info
Synarmadilloides pila (Budde-lund, 1912)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thermocellio congolensis patrizii (Arcangeli, 1957)Plains ClubtailInfo
Thermocellio kenyensis (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Species with UBack  Top
Uramba brunnea (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Uramba marginalis (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
104 Species in Isopoda for Kenya 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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