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Distribution path and Subregions of Sri Lanka (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Sri Lanka
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Sri Lanka
Class
Sri Lanka
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 128 families, 342 genera, 747 species
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Subclass
Sri Lanka
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 127 families, 341 genera, 746 species
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Superorder
Sri Lanka
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 61 families, 122 genera, 205 species
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Order
Sri Lanka
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 23 families, 53 genera, 92 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
Sri Lanka
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     7 families, 10 genera, 14 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     6 families, 21 genera, 33 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     6 families, 13 genera, 32 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 6 genera, 10 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Sri Lanka
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 3 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 7 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 2 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 6 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 5 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 10 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 Species
Gnathostenetroididae (Kussakin, 1967) - 2 Species
Idoteidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 2 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 3 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 SpeciesRock Slaters
Microcerberidae (Karaman, 1933) - 1 Species
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 3 Species
Oniscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSowbugs
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 23 Species
Pleurocopidae (Fresi & Schiecke, 1972) - 1 Species
Protojaniridae (Fresi, Idato & Scipione, 1980) - 2 Species
Scleropactidae (Verhoeff, 1938) - 3 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 10 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 1 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 2 Species
23 Families with 92 Species in Sri Lanka
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Sri Lanka
Species with ANext  
Adinda pulchra (Collinge, 1916)Info
Adinda scabra (Collinge, 1916)Info
Aegiochus vigilans (Haswell, 1881)Info
Agnara fragilis (Budde -lund, 1908)Info
Agnara taprobanica (Ferrara & Argano, 1989)Info
Akermania besucheti (Argano & Manicastri, 1979)Info
Alitropus typus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Amakusanthura moragallae (Müller, 1991)Info
Amesopous richardsonae (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Anilocra dimidiata (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Anilocra leptosoma (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Anneckella srilankae rectecopulans (Sket, 1982)Info
Anneckella srilankae srilankae (Sket, 1982)Info
Anopsilana willeyi (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Apanthura stocki (Müller, 1991)Info
Argathona normani (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Argathona rhinoceros (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Burmoniscus anderssoni (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus bartolozzii (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus beroni (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus besucheti (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus calcaratus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus cederholmi (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus clarus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus davisi (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus gibbosus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus loebli (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus longicaudatus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus micropunctatus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus parviocellatus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus rowei (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus setiger (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus stilifer (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Burmoniscus xanthocephalus (Taiti & Manicastri, 1988)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carpias nana (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Cerceis tuberculata (Mueller, 1991)Info
Cilicaea beddardi (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Cilicaea latreillei (Leach, 1818)Info
Cilicaeopsis whiteleggei (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Cirolana bovina (Barnard, 1940)Info
Cirolana parva (Hansen, 1890)Info
Cirolana sulcaticauda (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Cirolana willeyi -> Anopsilana willeyiInfo
Conilorpheus herdmani (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Corallana nodosa (Schioedte & Meinert, 1879)Info
Coxicerberus singhalensis (Enckell, 1970)Info
Cubaris fritschei (Verhoeff, 1938)Info
Cyathura bentotae (Müller, 1991)Info
Cyathura indica (Barnard, 1925)Info
Cyathura pusilla (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Cymodoce bicarinata (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Cymodoce inornata (Whitelegge, 1902)Info
Cymothoa eremita (Brunnich, 1783)Info
Cymothoa pulchra (Lanchester, 1902)Info
Cymothoa pulchrum -> Cymothoa pulchraInfo
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Dynoides indicus (Müller, 1991)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaphognathia insolita (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Elthusa nanoides (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Enckella lucei lucei (Enckell, 1970)Info
Enckella lucei major (Sket, 1982)Info
Exalloniscus brincki (Manicastri & Argano, 1986)Info
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Gnathia taprobanensis (Monod, 1926)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haliophasma poorei (Kensley, 1980)Info
Hansenium chiltoni (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iais pubescens (Dana, 1852)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Joeropsis ceylonensis (Müller, 1991)Info
Joeropsis curvicornis (Nicolet, 1849)Info
Joeropsis indicus (Müller, 1991)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lanocira gardineri (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Lanocira zeylanica (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Ligia exotica (Roux, 1828)Wharf roachInfo
Littorophiloscia tropicalis (Taiti & Ferrara, 1986)Info
Lycomysis spinicauda (Hansen, 1910)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mesanthura maculata (Haswell, 1881)Info
Mesopodopsis zeylanica (Nouvel, 1954)Info
Mothocya melanosticta (Schioedte & Meinert, 1884)Info
Mothocya plagulophora (Haller, 1880)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nerocila serra (Schioedte & Meinert, 1881)Info
Nerocila sigani (Bowman & Tareen, 1983)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paratoradjia beroni (Ferrara, Meli & Taiti, 1995)Info
Philoscia mendica (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Philoscia pubescens (Dana, 1853)Info
Platycytoniscus granulatus (Manicastri & Taiti, 1987)Info
Pleurocope dasyura (Walker, 1901)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rocinela orientalis (Schioedte & Meinert, 1879)Info
Species with SBack  Top
Serendibia denticulata (Manicastri & Taiti, 1987)Info
Sinhaloscia dimorpha (Manicastri & Taiti, 1987)Info
Siriella paulsoni (Kossmann, 1877)Info
Sphaeroma annandalei (Stebbing, 1911)Info
Sphaeroma terebrans (Bate, 1866)Mangrove boring isopodInfo
Sphaeroma walkeri (Stebbing, 1905)Info
Synidotea variegata (Collinge, 1917)Info
92 Species in Isopoda for Sri Lanka 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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