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Distribution path and Subregions of Norway (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Scandinavia - Norway
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Norway
Class
Norway
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 156 families, 447 genera, 1096 species
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Subclass
Norway
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 155 families, 438 genera, 1087 species
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Superorder
Norway
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 114 families, 346 genera, 863 species
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Order
Norway
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 40 families, 108 genera, 220 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
Norway
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     11 families, 48 genera, 97 species
Suborder
Norway
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     10 families, 23 genera, 47 species
Suborder
Norway
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Norway
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     10 families, 15 genera, 27 species
Suborder
Norway
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     2 families, 3 genera, 3 species
Suborder
Norway
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     4 families, 7 genera, 22 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Norway
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 9 Species
Antarcturidae (Kussakin & Vasina, 1998) - 1 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 1 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 9 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 4 SpeciesRoly polies
Asellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater slaters
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 14 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 2 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 4 SpeciesCave Isopods
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 1 Species
Cylisticidae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 1 Species
Cyproniscidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 1 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 3 Species
Dendrotiidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 1 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 10 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 10 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 10 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 5 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 2 Species
Katianiridae (Svavarsson, 1987) - 3 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 3 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 1 SpeciesGribble worm
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 1 Species
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 7 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 22 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 56 Species
Nannoniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 6 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSowbugs
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 4 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 1 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 1 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 5 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 2 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 1 Species
Styloniscidae (Vandel, 1952) - 1 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 3 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 9 Species
39 Families with 219 Species in Norway
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Norway
Species with ANext  
Aega bicarinata (Leach, 1818)Info
Aega crenulata (Lutken, 1859)Info
Aega psora (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Aega stroemii -> Aega bicarinataInfo
Aega tridens (Leach, 1815)Info
Aega ventrosa (M. Sars, 1859)Info
Aegiochus ventrosa (M. Sars, 1859)Info
Amblyops abbreviata (M. Sars, 1869)Info
Amblyopsoides ohlinii (W.m. Tattersall, 1951)Info
Androniscus dentiger (Verhoeff, 1908)Pink woodlouseInfo
Apanthura isotoma (Poore & Lew Ton, 1985)Info
Arcturus baffini (Sabine, 1824)Info
Armadillidium nasatum (Budde-lund, 1885)Info
Armadillidium opacum (Koch, 1844)Info
Armadillidium pictum (Brandt, 1833)Info
Armadillidium pulchellum (Zenker, 1799)Info
Asellus aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)WaterlouseInfo
Aspidarachna clypeata (Sars, 1870)Info
Aspidophryxus peltatus (G.o. Sars, 1883)Info
Aspidophryxus sarsi -> Aspidophryxus peltatusInfo
Astacilla affinis -> Astacilla intermediaInfo
Astacilla arietina (Sars, 1883)Info
Astacilla dilatata -> Neastacilla richardsonaeInfo
Astacilla granulata (Sars, 1877)Info
Astacilla intermedia (Goodsir, 1841)Info
Astacilla longicornis (Sowerby, 1806)Info
Astacilla pusilla (Sars, 1873)Info
Athelges paguri (Rathke, 1843)Info
Athelges tenuicaudis (G. O. Sars, 1898)Info
Austroniscus norbi (Svavarsson, 1982)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Birsteiniamysis inermis (Willemoes-suhm, 1874)Info
Bopyroides hippolytes (Krøyer, 1838)Info
Bopyrus abdominalis -> Hemiarthrus abdominalisInfo
Bopyrus helleri -> Bopyrus squillarumInfo
Bopyrus squillarum (Latreille, 1802)Info
Boreomysis arctica (Krøyer, 1861)Info
Boreomysis megalops (G.o. Sars, 1872)Info
Boreomysis scyphops -> Birsteiniamysis inermisInfo
Boreomysis tridens (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caecognathia elongata (Krøyer, 1849)Info
Caecognathia hirsuta (G. O. Sars, 1877)Info
Caecognathia robusta (G. O. Sars, 1879)Info
Caecognathia stygia (G.o. Sars, 1877)Info
Calathura brachiata (Stimpson, 1853)Info
Calathura norvegica (Sars, 1872)Info
Ceratothoa italica (Schiödte & Meinert, 1883)Info
Cirolana borealis -> Natatolana borealisInfo
Cirolana cranchii (Leach, 1818)Info
Cirolana spinipes -> Natatolana borealisInfo
Cordioniscus stebbingi (Patience, 1907)Info
Cryodesma agnari (Svavarsson, 1988)Info
Cylisticus convexus (De Geer, 1778)Curly WoodlouseInfo
Cyproniscus cypridinae (G.o. Sars, 1883)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dajus mysidis (Krøyer, 1846)Info
Dendrotion spinosum (Sars, 1872)Info
Desmosoma armata -> Eugerdella armataInfo
Desmosoma lineare (Sars, 1864)Info
Disconectes latirostris (Sars, 1882)Info
Disconectes phalangium (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Echinopleura aculeata (G.o.sars, 1864)Info
Echinozone arctica (Hansen, 1916)Info
Echinozone coronata (Sars, 1870)Info
Erythrops abyssorum (G.o. Sars, 1869)Info
Erythrops elegans (Sars G.o., 1863)Info
Erythrops erythrophthalma (Goës, 1864)Info
Erythrops erythrophthalmus -> Erythrops erythrophthalmaInfo
Erythrops goesii -> Erythrops erythrophthalmaInfo
Erythrops microphthalma (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Erythrops pygmaea -> Erythrops elegansInfo
Erythrops serrata (Sars G.o., 1863)Info
Eugerda arctica (Svavarsson, 1988)Info
Eugerda intermedia (Hult, 1936)Info
Eugerdella armata (G.o.sars, 1864)Info
Eugerdella hessleri (Just, 1980)Info
Eurycope cornuta (Sars, 1864)Info
Eurycope dahli (Svavarsson, 1987)Info
Eurycope hanseni (Ohlin, 1901)Info
Eurycope incisa -> Gurjanopsis incisaInfo
Eurycope inermis (Hansen, 1916)Info
Eurycope phalangium -> Disconectes phalangiumInfo
Eurycope producta (G.o.sars, 1868)Info
Exiliniscus hanseni (Just, 1970)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gnathia dentata (G. O. Sars, 1872)Info
Gnathia elongata -> Caecognathia elongataInfo
Gnathia hirsuta -> Caecognathia hirsutaInfo
Gnathia maxillaris (Montagu, 1804)Info
Gnathia oxyuraea (Lilljeborg, 1855)Info
Gnathia stygia -> Caecognathia stygiaInfo
Gracilimesus gorbunovi (Gurjanova, 1946)Info
Gurjanopsis incisa (Gurjanova, 1946)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haplomesus gorbunovi -> Gracilimesus gorbunoviInfo
Haplomesus quadrispinosus (Sars, 1879)Info
Haplophthalmus danicus (Budde-lund, 1879)Terrestrial Cave IsopodInfo
Haplophthalmus mengii (Zaddach, 1844)Info
Hemiarthrus abdominalis (Krøyer, 1840)Info
Hemimysis abyssicola (G.o. Sars, 1869)Info
Hemimysis lamornae (Couch, 1856)Info
Heteromysis formosa (S. I. Smith, 1873)Info
Hyloniscus riparius (Koch, 1838)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)Info
Idotea baltica -> Idotea balthicaInfo
Idotea chelipes (Pallas, 1766)Info
Idotea emarginata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Idotea granulosa (Rathke, 1843)Info
Idotea neglecta (Sars, 1897)Info
Idotea pelagica (Leach, 1815)Info
Idotea tricuspidata -> Idotea balthicaInfo
Idotea tridentata -> Idotea balthicaInfo
Ilyarachna clypeata -> Aspidarachna clypeataInfo
Ilyarachna denticulata -> Ilyarachna hirticepsInfo
Ilyarachna dubia (Hansen, 1916)Info
Ilyarachna hirticeps (Sars, 1870)Info
Ilyarachna longicornis (G.o.sars, 1864)Info
Ischnomesus bispinosus (Sars, 1868)Info
Ischnosoma bispinosum -> Ischnomesus bispinosusInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jaera albifrons (Leach, 1814)Info
Janira maculosa (Leach, 1814)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katianira bilobata (Gurjanova, 1930)Info
Katianira cornigera (Gurjanova, 1930)Info
Katianira sadko -> Katianira bilobataInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lekanesphaera rugicauda (Leach, 1814)Info
Leptanthura tenuis (Sars, 1873)Info
Leptomysis gracilis (Sars G.o., 1864)Info
Leptomysis lingvura (Sars G.o., 1866)Info
Ligia oceanica (Linnaeus, 1767)Sea slaterInfo
Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799)GribbleInfo
Liriopsis pygmaea (Rathke, 1843)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromysis inermis -> Praunus flexuosusInfo
Macrostylis spinifera (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Mesopodopsis slabberi (Van Beneden, 1861)Info
Michtheimysis mixta (Allee, 1923)Info
Munna acanthifera (Hansen, 1916)Info
Munna boecki -> Munna boeckiiInfo
Munna boeckii (Krøyer, 1839)Info
Munna fabricii (Krøyer, 1846)Info
Munna kroyeri (Goodsir, 1842)Info
Munna limicola (Sars, 1866)Info
Munna palmata (Lilljeborg, 1851)Info
Munnopsis typica (M. Sars, 1861)Info
Munnopsurus giganteus (Sars, 1877)Info
Mysideis insignis (Sars G.o., 1864)Info
Mysidella typhlops (G.o. Sars, 1872)Info
Mysidella typica (G.o. Sars, 1872)Info
Mysidopsis angusta (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Mysidopsis didelphys (Norman, 1863)Info
Mysidopsis gibbosa (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Mysis flexuosa -> Praunus flexuosusInfo
Mysis inermis -> Praunus inermisInfo
Mysis litoralis (Banner, 1948)Info
Mysis mixta (Lilljeborg, 1852)Info
Mysis neglecta -> Praunus neglectusInfo
Mysis oculata (Fabricius, 1780)Info
Mysis ornata -> Schistomysis ornataInfo
Mysis relicta (Lovén, 1862)An Opossum ShrimpInfo
Mysis spiritus -> Schistomysis spiritusInfo
Mysis vulgaris -> Neomysis integerInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nannoniscus aequiremus (Hansen, 1916)Info
Nannoniscus oblongus (G.o.sars, 1870)Info
Nannoniscus profundus (Svavarsson, 1982)Info
Nannoniscus reticulatus (Hansen, 1916)Info
Natatolana borealis (Lilljeborg, 1851)Info
Neastacilla richardsonae (Kussakin, 1982)Info
Neomysis integer (Leach, 1814)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oecidiobranchus nanseni (Just, 1980)Info
Oniscus asellus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common woodlouseSite
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paramunna bilobata (Sars, 1866)Info
Paramysis ornata -> Schistomysis ornataInfo
Parerythrops abyssicola (G.o. Sars, 1877)Info
Parerythrops obesa (Sars G.o., 1864)Info
Parerythrops spectabilis (G.o. Sars, 1885)Info
Philoscia muscorum (Scopoli, 1763)Common striped woodlouseSite
Phryxus abdominalis -> Hemiarthrus abdominalisInfo
Pleurocrypta galateae (Hesse, 1865)Info
Pleurocrypta microbranchiata (G. O. Sars, 1898)Info
Pleurogonium inerme (Sars, 1883)Info
Pleurogonium rubicundum (G.o. Sars, 1864)Info
Pleurogonium spinosissimum (G.o. Sars, 1866)Info
Pleuroprion hystrix (Sars, 1877)Info
Porcellio dilatatus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio pictus (Brandt, 1833)Info
Porcellio scaber (Latreille, 1804)Rough woodlouseSite
Porcellio spinicornis (Say, 1818)Info
Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)Delicate slaterInfo
Praunus flexuosus (Müller, 1776)Chameleon shrimpInfo
Praunus inermis (Rathke, 1843)Info
Praunus neglectus (Sars G.o., 1869)Info
Proasellus coxalis (Dollfus, 1892)Info
Pseudarachna hirsuta (G.o.sars, 1864)Info
Pseudione affinis (Sars, 1882)Info
Pseudione crenulata (G. O. Sars, 1898)Info
Pseudione dubia -> Pseudione hyndmanniInfo
Pseudione hyndmanni (Bate & Westwood, 1868)Info
Pseudomma affine (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Pseudomma roseum (G.o. Sars, 1870)Info
Pseudomma truncatum (S.i. Smith, 1879)Info
Pseudomysis abyssi (G.o. Sars, 1879)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rocinela danmoniensis (Leach, 1818)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saduria megalura (G. O. Sars, 1879)Info
Saduria sabini (Krøyer, 1849)Info
Schistomysis kervillei (Sars G.o., 1885)Info
Schistomysis ornata (Sars G.o., 1864)Info
Schistomysis spiritus (Norman, 1860)Info
Septemserolis septemcarinata (Miers, 1875)Info
Serolina kawina (Poore, 1987)Info
Siriella norvegica (G.o. Sars, 1869)Info
Stilomysis grandis (Goës, 1864)Info
Synidotea bicuspida (Owen, 1839)Info
Syscenus infelix (Harger, 1880)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tole laciniata (Sars, 1872)Info
Trachelipus rathkei -> Trachelipus rathkiiInfo
Trachelipus rathkii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Trachelipus ratzeburgii (Brandt, 1833)Info
Trichoniscoides albidus (Budde-lund, 1879)Info
Trichoniscoides saeroeensis (Lohmander, 1924)Info
Trichoniscoides sarsi (Patience, 1908)Info
Trichoniscus pusillus (Brandt, 1833)Common pygmy woodlouseInfo
Trichoniscus pygmaeus (G. O. Sars, 1899)Info
Trichorhina tomentosa (Budde-lund, 1893)Info
Tytthocope megalura (Sars, 1872)Info
Species with WBack  Top
Whoia dumbshafensis (Svavarsson, 1988)Info
220 Species in Isopoda for Norway 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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