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Distribution path and Subregions of South America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America
Subregions: Argentina (San Juan Province, South Argentina, Tierra del Fuego), Bolivia, Brazil (Northeast Brazil, South Brazil, Southeast Brazil), Chile (South Chile, Valparaiso Region), Colombia, Ecuador (Galápagos), Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in South America
Class
South America
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 351 families, 1557 genera, 4996 species
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Subclass
South America
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 347 families, 1518 genera, 4944 species
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Superorder
South America
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 205 families, 807 genera, 2174 species
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Order
South America
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 81 families, 431 genera, 1301 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
South America
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     21 families, 107 genera, 268 species
Suborder
South America
    Calabozoida (Van Lieshout, 1983)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
South America
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     18 families, 120 genera, 323 species
Suborder
South America
    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     1 family, 2 genera, 9 species
Suborder
South America
    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     1 family, 3 genera, 9 species
Suborder
South America
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     19 families, 84 genera, 344 species
Suborder
South America
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     4 families, 43 genera, 138 species
Suborder
South America
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     10 families, 32 genera, 112 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in South America
Acanthaspidiidae (Just, 2001) - 7 Species
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 25 Species
Alloniscidae (Schmidt, 2003) - 3 Species
Ancinidae (Tattersall, 1905) - 4 Species
Antarcturidae (Kussakin & Vasina, 1998) - 19 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 29 Species
Anuropidae (Stebbing, 1893) - 2 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 29 Species
Arcturididae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 27 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 38 SpeciesRoly polies
Asconiscidae (Bonnier, 1900) - 1 Species
Asellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesWater slaters
Austrarcturellidae (Poore & Bardsley, 1992) - 6 Species
Balloniscidae (Araujo & Zaido, 1995) - 9 Species
Bathytropidae (Vandel, 1952) - 9 Species
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 67 Species
Calabozoidae (Van Lieshout, 1983) - 1 Species
Chaetiliidae (Dana, 1849) - 17 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 52 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 17 Species
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 1 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 77 Species
Cyproniscidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 5 Species
Dajidae (Giard & Bonnier, 1887) - 1 Species
Desmosomatidae (Brix, 2006) - 15 Species
Dubioniscidae (Vandel, 1953) - 10 Species
Expanathuridae (Nunomura, 1984) - 3 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 16 Species
Gnathostenetroididae (Kussakin, 1967) - 1 Species
Halophilosciidae (Verhoeff, 1908) - 1 Species
Haplomunnidae (Wilson, 1976) - 3 Species
Haploniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 10 Species
Hekelidae (Ferrara, 1977) - 1 Species
Hemioniscidae (Bonnier, 1900) -> Cryptoniscidae - 1 Species
Holognathidae (G. Thomson, 1904) - 8 Species
Hyssuridae (Wägele, 1981) - 4 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 29 Species
Ischnomesidae (Hansen, 1916) - 9 Species
Janirellidae (Menzies, 1956) - 1 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 29 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 8 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 8 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 14 SpeciesRock Slaters
Limnoriidae (White, 1850) - 9 SpeciesGribble worm
Macrostylidae (Hansen, 1916) - 2 Species
Mesosignidae (Schultz, 1969) - 3 Species
Microcerberidae (Karaman, 1933) - 9 Species
Microparasellidae (Karaman, 1933) - 1 Species
Munnidae (Sars, 1897) - 18 Species
Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864) - 63 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 65 Species
Nannoniscidae (Hansen, 1916) - 16 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSowbugs
Paramunnidae (Vanhöffen, 1914) - 49 Species
Paranthuridae (Menzies & Glynn, 1968) - 12 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 119 Species
Plakarthriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 1 Species
Platyarthridae (Verhoeff, 1949) - 16 Species
Pleurocopidae (Fresi & Schiecke, 1972) - 1 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 28 Species
Protojaniridae (Fresi, Idato & Scipione, 1980) - 1 Species
Pseudidotheidae (Ohlin, 1901) - 1 Species
Pudeoniscidae (Lemos De Castro, 1973) - 4 Species
Rectarcturidae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Rhyscotidae (Budde-lund, 1908) - 5 Species
Santiidae (Wilson, 1987) - 7 Species
Scleropactidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 10 Species
Scyphacidae (Dana, 1852) - 1 Species
Serolidae (Dana, 1852) - 58 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 75 Species
Sphaeroniscidae (Vandel, 1964) - 33 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 14 Species
Stenoniscidae (Budde-lund, 1904) - 2 Species
Styloniscidae (Vandel, 1952) - 15 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 3 Species
Trichoniscidae (G. O. Sars, 1899) - 2 Species
Tridentellidae (Bruce, 1984) - 2 Species
Tylidae (Dana, 1852) - 7 Species
Xenarcturidae (Sheppard, 1957) - 1 Species
80 Families with 1291 Species in South America
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in South America without family allocation
Cryptocisus laevis (Schultz, 1977)Info
Cryptocotitus acus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Cryptonus truncatus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Lironeca bowmani -> Livoneca bowmaniInfo
Lironeca convexa Richardson, 1905Info
Lironeca methepia -> Elthusa methepiaInfo
Lironeca redmanii -> Livoneca redmaniiInfo
Lironeca vulgaris -> Elthusa vulgarisInfo
Neritoniscus euphoticus (Schultz, 1977)Info
Osicryptus hirsutus (Schultz, 1977)Info
10 Species in Isopoda for South 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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