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Distribution path and Subregions of North America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America
Subregions: Bermuda Islands (Bermuda), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon), Eastern North America, Greenland, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico (East Mexico, North Mexico, South Mexico), Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, East USA, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Lake Erie Islands, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in North America
Class
North America
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 417 families, 2401 genera, 10167 species
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Subclass
North America
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 408 families, 2343 genera, 10073 species
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Superorder
North America
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 231 families, 1195 genera, 4657 species
Tree
Order
North America
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 76 families, 476 genera, 1794 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
North America
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     21 families, 149 genera, 631 species
Suborder
North America
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     20 families, 172 genera, 500 species
Suborder
North America
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 2 genera, 14 species
Suborder
North America
    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     2 families, 4 genera, 6 species
Suborder
North America
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     18 families, 62 genera, 266 species
Suborder
North America
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     5 families, 32 genera, 123 species
Suborder
North America
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     6 families, 26 genera, 155 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in North America
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 1 Species
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 43 Species
Alloniscidae (Schmidt, 2003) - 5 Species
Ancinidae (Tattersall, 1905) - 8 Species
Antarcturidae (Kussakin & Vasina, 1998) - 5 Species
Antheluridae (Kensley & Schotte, 2000) - 5 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 49 Species
Anuropidae (Stebbing, 1893) - 2 Species
Archaeoniscidae (Haack, 1918) - 1 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 33 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 33 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 28 SpeciesRoly polies
Asellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 203 SpeciesWater slaters
Atlantasellidae (Sket, 1979) - 2 Species
Austrarcturellidae (Poore & Bardsley, 1992) - 1 Species
Balloniscidae (Araujo & Zaido, 1995) - 2 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 131 Species
Cabiropidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 1 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 13 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 86 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 23 Species
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 7 Species
Cylisticidae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 58 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 12 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 36 Species
Echinocarididae (Clarke, 1900) - 6 Species
Entoniscidae (Kossmann, 1881) - 5 Species
Expanathuridae (Nunomura, 1984) - 5 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 25 Species
Gnathostenetroididae (Kussakin, 1967) - 2 Species
Halophilosciidae (Verhoeff, 1908) - 1 Species
Haplomunnidae (Wilson, 1976) - 4 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 20 Species
Hemioniscidae (Bonnier, 1900) -> Cryptoniscidae - 1 Species
Holognathidae (G. Thomson, 1904) - 8 Species
Hyssuridae (Wägele, 1981) - 12 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 95 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 14 Species
Janirellidae (Menzies, 1956) - 3 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 42 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 10 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 8 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 27 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 14 SpeciesGribble worm
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 4 Species
Mesosignidae (Schultz, 1969) - 2 Species
Microcerberidae (Karaman, 1933) - 4 Species
Microparasellidae (Karaman, 1933) - 1 Species
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 21 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 72 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 216 Species
Nannoniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 16 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSowbugs
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 15 Species
Paranthuridae (Menzies & Glynn, 1968) - 16 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 29 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 15 Species
Pleurocopidae (Fresi & Schiecke, 1972) - 2 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 40 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 2 Species
Santiidae (Wilson, 1987) - 2 Species
Scyphacidae (Dana, 1852) - 8 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 12 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 97 Species
Sphaeroniscidae (Vandel, 1964) - 2 Species
Stenasellidae (Dudich, 1924) - 8 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 9 Species
Stenoniscidae (Budde-lund, 1904) - 1 Species
Styloniscidae (Vandel, 1952) - 1 Species
Tecticipitidae (Bruce, 1993) - 5 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 3 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 64 Species
Tridentellidae (Bruce, 1984) - 5 Species
Tylidae (Dana, 1852) - 5 Species
75 Families with 1769 Species in North America
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in North America without family allocation
Gorgoniscus incisodactylus (Grygier, 1981)Info
Iolella alascensis -> Tole alascensisInfo
Iolella glabra -> Tole glabraInfo
Iolella sarsi -> Tole sarsiInfo
Iolella speciosa (Bovallius, 1881)Info
Iolella spinosa -> Tole spinosaInfo
Jaerella armata (Richardson, 1911)Info
Lironeca bowmani -> Livoneca bowmaniInfo
Lironeca californica -> Elthusa californicaInfo
Lironeca caudata -> Elthusa caudataInfo
Lironeca convexa Richardson, 1905Info
Lironeca menziesi -> Elthusa menziesiInfo
Lironeca ovalis -> Livoneca redmaniiInfo
Lironeca puhi -> Ichthyoxenus puhiInfo
Lironeca redmanii -> Livoneca redmaniiInfo
Lironeca texana -> Livoneca texanaInfo
Lironeca tropicalis -> Elthusa tropicalisInfo
Lironeca vulgaris -> Elthusa vulgarisInfo
Rhacura pulchra (Richardson, 1908)Info
Tole alascensis (Benedict, 1905)Info
Tole glabra (Richardson, 1908)Info
Tole libbeyi (Ortmann, 1901)Info
Tole sarsi (Richardson, 1905)Info
Tole spinosa (Harger, 1879)Info
Tole spinosissima (Stephensen, 1936)Info
25 Species in Isopoda for North America listed without family allocation
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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