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Distribution path and Subregions of Nigeria (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Nigeria
Subregions: South Nigeria
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Nigeria
Class
Nigeria
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 86 families, 156 genera, 254 species
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Subclass
Nigeria
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 86 families, 156 genera, 254 species
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Superorder
Nigeria
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 27 families, 43 genera, 57 species
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Order
Nigeria
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 15 families, 24 genera, 34 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
Nigeria
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     5 families, 8 genera, 9 species
Suborder
Nigeria
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     3 families, 5 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Nigeria
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     5 families, 6 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Nigeria
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Nigeria
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 3 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 4 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 10 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 1 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 SpeciesRock Slaters
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 2 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 3 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 1 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 1 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 1 Species
Stenasellidae (Dudich, 1924) - 2 Species
15 Families with 34 Species in Nigeria


Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Nigeria
Acrobelione langi (Van Name, 1920)Info
Cubaris murina (Brandt, 1833)Info
Eubelum lubricum (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Eubelum pseudoasperius (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Haliophasma barnardi (Monod, 1927)Info
Heteromesus drachi (Chardy, 1974)Info
Iais californica (Richardson, 1904)Info
Ligia exotica (Roux, 1828)Wharf roachInfo
Mesarmadillo albescens (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Mesarmadillo albicornis (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Mesarmadillo eubeloides (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1985)Info
Mesopodopsis slabberi (Van Beneden, 1861)Info
Metastenasellus powelli (Magniez, 1979)Info
Metastenasellus wikkiensis (Lincoln, 1972)Info
Microcercus beroni (Taiti & Ferrara, 1981)Info
Microcercus silvestrii (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Munna powelli -> Uromunna powelliInfo
Nerocila armata (Dana, 1853)Info
Periscyphops pseudosilvanus (Ferrara & Schmalfuss, 1976)Info
Periscyphops silvanus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Periscyphops squamosus (Budde-lund, 1899)Info
Pleurocrypta langi -> Acrobelione langiInfo
Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)Delicate slaterInfo
Rhopalophthalmus africana (O. Tattersall, 1957)Info
Rhyscotoides moandae (Arcangeli, 1950)Info
Sphaeroma terebrans (Bate, 1866)Mangrove boring isopodInfo
Synarmadillo cristifrons (Hilgendorf, 1893)Info
Synarmadillo globus (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Tenagomysis nigeriensis (O. Tattersall, 1957)Info
Trichorhina hospes (Silvestri, 1917)Info
Uromunna powelli (Kensley, 1980)Info
34 Species in Isopoda for Nigeria listed
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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