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Distribution path and Subregions of Namibia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Namibia
Class
Namibia
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 115 families, 196 genera, 300 species
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Subclass
Namibia
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 113 families, 193 genera, 296 species
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Superorder
Namibia
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 68 families, 118 genera, 195 species
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Order
Namibia
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 32 families, 59 genera, 101 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
Namibia
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     9 families, 17 genera, 27 species
Suborder
Namibia
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     8 families, 13 genera, 18 species
Suborder
Namibia
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     9 families, 13 genera, 31 species
Suborder
Namibia
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 4 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Namibia
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     1 family, 4 genera, 7 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Namibia
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 1 Species
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 3 Species
Antheluridae (Kensley & Schotte, 2000) - 1 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 4 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 7 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 6 SpeciesRoly polies
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 4 SpeciesCave Isopods
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 2 Species
Detonidae (Budde-lund, 1906) - 1 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 1 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 6 Species
Hyssuridae (Wägele, 1981) - 1 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 7 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 1 Species
Janirellidae (Menzies, 1956) - 1 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 1 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 SpeciesRock Slaters
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 8 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 11 Species
Olibrinidae (Vandel, 1973) - 1 Species
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 1 Species
Paranthuridae (Menzies & Glynn, 1968) - 1 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 1 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 10 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 2 Species
Protojaniridae (Fresi, Idato & Scipione, 1980) - 4 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 1 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 7 Species
Titaniidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 1 Species
Tridentellidae (Bruce, 1984) - 2 Species
Tylidae (Dana, 1852) - 1 Species
32 Families with 101 Species in Namibia
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Namibia
Species with ANext  
Acanthaspidia bifurcata (Menzies, 1962)Info
Aega monilis (Barnard, 1914)Info
Aega webbi -> Aega webbiiInfo
Aega webbii (Guérin-méneville, 1836)Info
Afromysis hansoni (Zimmer, 1916)Info
Amakusanthura africana (Barnard, 1914)Info
Ananthura abyssorum (Norman & Stebbing, 1886)Info
Angaribia kunenensis (Barnard, 1924)Info
Anilocra capensis (Leach, 1818)Info
Antennuloniscus dimeroceras (Barnard, 1920)Info
Apanthura africana -> Amakusanthura africanaInfo
Aphiloscia ovamboensis (Ferrara & Taiti, 1985)Info
Arachnomysis leuckartii (Chun, 1887)Info
Armadillo longipes -> Venezillo longipesInfo
Armadillo pubescens -> Sphaerillodillo pubescensInfo
Armadillo quadrimaculatus -> Venezillo quadrimaculatusInfo
Aulacodillo thomseni (Panning, 1924)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Betamorpha africana (Menzies, 1962)Info
Betamorpha characta (Hessler & Thistle, 1975)Info
Betamorpha fusiformis (Barnard, 1920)Info
Boreomysis insolita (O. Tattersall, 1955)Info
Boreomysis rostrata (Illig, 1906)Info
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Caesaromysis hispida (Ortmann, 1893)Info
Cetanthura foveoderma (Kensley, 1982)Info
Chauliodoniscus princeps (Menzies, 1962)Info
Chauliodoniscus trituberculatus (Menzies, 1962)Info
Cirolana borealis -> Natatolana borealisInfo
Cirolana saldanhae (Barnard, 1951)Info
Cirolana sulcata (Hansen, 1890)Info
Cymodoce valida (Stebbing, 1902)Info
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Dactylamblyops hodgsoni (Holt & Tattersall, 1906)Info
Dactylostylis walfishensis (Menzies, 1962)Info
Deto echinata (Guérin, 1836)Info
Disconectes ovaloides (Menzies, 1962)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elthusa raynaudii (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Euchaetomera intermedia (Nouvel, 1942)Info
Euchaetomera tenuis (G.o. Sars, 1883)Info
Euchaetomera typica (G.o. Sars, 1883)Info
Euchaetomera zurstrasseni (Illig, 1906)Info
Exosphaeroma kraussi (Tattersall, 1913)Info
Exosphaeroma laevisculum (Heller, 1868)Info
Exosphaeroma truncatitelson (Barnard, 1940)Info
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Glyptidotea lichtensteini (Krauss, 1843)Info
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Haliophasma tricarinata (Barnard, 1925)Info
Haploniscus percavix (Menzies, 1962)Info
Haploniscus rugosus (Menzies, 1962)Info
Haploniscus spinifer (Hansen, 1916)Info
Heteroerythrops purpura (O. Tattersall, 1955)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iais pubescens (Dana, 1852)Info
Idotea indica (Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Ilyarachna armata (Thistle, 1980)Info
Ilyarachna triangulata (Menzies, 1962)Info
Ischnomesus decemspinosus (Menzies, 1962)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Joeropsis stebbingi (Kensley, 1975)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kupellonura capensis (Kensley, 1975)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ligia dilatata (Brandt, 1833)Info
Ligia glabrata (Brandt, 1833)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Metoponorthus pruinosus -> Porcellionides pruinosusInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Namboniscus brevicornis (Schmidt, 2001)Info
Namibianira aigamensis (Kensley, 1995)Balsam gall midgeInfo
Namibianira aikabensis (Kensley, 1995)Info
Namibianira arnhemensis (Kensley, 1995)Info
Namibianira dracohalitus (Kensley, 1995)Info
Natatolana borealis (Lilljeborg, 1851)Info
Niambia angusta (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Niambia brunnea (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Niambia capensis (Dollfus, 1895)Info
Niambia damarensis (Panning, 1924)Info
Niambia flavescens (Barnard, 1924)Info
Niambia griseoflava (Barnard, 1924)Info
Niambia longicauda (Barnard, 1924)Info
Niambia modesta (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Niambia pallida (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Niambia truncata (Brandt, 1833)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paramunna walvisensis (Just & Wilson, 2004)Info
Paridotea fucicola (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paridotea reticulata (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paridotea rubra (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paridotea ungulata (Pallas, 1772)Info
Parisocladus perforatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Phylloniscus contractus (Kensley, 1971)Info
Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)Delicate slaterInfo
Pseudanthura lateralis (Richardson, 1911)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyscotus bicolor bicolor (Barnard, 1924)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphaeramene flausinae (Loyola E Silva, 1966)Info
Sphaeramene polytylotos (Barnard, 1914)Info
Sphaerillodillo pubescens (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Spherillo damarensis (Panning, 1924)Info
Spherillo panningi (Arcangeli, 1934)Info
Storthyngura triplispinosa -> Storthyngurella triplispinosaInfo
Storthyngurella triplispinosa (Menzies, 1962)Info
Synidotea hirtipes (Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tridentella benguela (Brandt & Poore, 2001)Info
Tridentella namibia (Brandt & Poore, 2001)Info
Tylos granulatus (Krauss, 1843)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Venezillo gordoniensis (Barnard, 1932)Info
Venezillo kaokoensis (Barnard, 1932)Info
Venezillo longipes (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Venezillo ovampoensis (Barnard, 1924)Info
Venezillo pusillus (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
Venezillo quadrimaculatus (Budde-lund, 1909)Info
101 Species in Isopoda for Namibia 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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