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Distribution path and Subregions of Tanzania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Tanzania
Subregions: Tanganyika, Zanzibar
Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Tanzania
Class
Tanzania
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 122 families, 351 genera, 705 species
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Subclass
Tanzania
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 120 families, 345 genera, 699 species
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Superorder
Tanzania
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 47 families, 96 genera, 167 species
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Order
Tanzania
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 24 families, 68 genera, 129 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
Tanzania
    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     5 families, 10 genera, 15 species
Suborder
Tanzania
    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     9 families, 18 genera, 20 species
Suborder
Tanzania
    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     7 families, 20 genera, 54 species
Suborder
Tanzania
    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     1 family, 5 genera, 10 species
Suborder
Tanzania
    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Isopoda (Sowbugs) in Tanzania
Aegidae (White, 1850) - 1 Species
Alloniscidae (Schmidt, 2003) - 2 Species
Anthuridae (Wägele, 1982) - 1 Species
Arcturidae (Dana, 1849) - 1 Species
Armadillidae (Brandt, 1831) - 16 Species
Armadillidiidae (Brandt, 1833) - 3 SpeciesRoly polies
Bopyridae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 5 Species
Cirolanidae (Dana, 1852) - 3 SpeciesCave Isopods
Corallanidae (Nunomura, 2006) - 1 Species
Cryptoniscidae (Kossmann, 1880) - 1 Species
Cymothoidae (Leach, 1818) - 6 Species
Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000) - 29 Species
Gnathiidae (Leach, 1814) - 1 Species
Janiridae (Sars, 1897) - 1 Species
Joeropsididae (Nordenstam, 1933) - 2 Species
Leptanthuridae (Poore, 2001) - 1 Species
Ligiidae (Leach, 1814) - 2 SpeciesRock Slaters
Mysidae (Haworth, 1825) - 4 Species
Philosciidae (Kinahan, 1857) - 22 Species
Porcellionidae (Brandt & Ratzeburg, 1831) - 7 Species
Santiidae (Wilson, 1987) - 1 Species
Sphaeromatidae (Latreille, 1825) - 10 Species
Stenetriidae (Hansen, 1905) - 7 Species
Trachelipodidae (Strouhal, 1953) - 2 Species
24 Families with 129 Species in Tanzania
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Species overview - Checklist for Isopoda in Tanzania
Species with ANext  
Accalathura borradailei (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Aethiopodillo grisea (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Aethiopopactes chenzemae (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Aethiopopactes griseus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Aethiopopactes marmoratus (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Alloniscus gerardi (Arcangeli, 1960)Info
Alloniscus simplex (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Anchiphiloscia aelleni (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Anchiphiloscia bispinosa (Ferrara & Taiti, 1984)Info
Anchiphiloscia brevicauda (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Anchiphiloscia cunningtoni -> Aphiloscia cunningtoniInfo
Anchiphiloscia karongae (Stebbing, 1908)Info
Anchiphiloscia kinolensis (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Anchiphiloscia maculata (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Anchiphiloscia meruina (Ferrara & Taiti, 1984)Info
Anchiphiloscia moundoua (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Anchiphiloscia oldongis (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Anchiphiloscia pallida (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Anchiphiloscia similis (Ferrara & Taiti, 1984)Info
Anchiphiloscia tanzaniana (Ferrara & Taiti, 1984)Info
Anchiphiloscia uncinata (Ferrara, 1974)Info
Anilocra coxalis (Schioedte & Meinert, 1881)Info
Anilocra leptosoma (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Annina lacustris (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Aphiloscia cunningtoni (Stebbing, 1908)Info
Aphiloscia guttulata (Gerstaecker, 1873)Info
Aphiloscia maculicornis (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Aphiloscia marangua (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Aphiloscia marginata (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Aphiloscia parva (Ferrara & Taiti, 1984)Info
Arcturinoides gibbosus (Müller, 1989)Info
Argathona rhinoceros (Bleeker, 1857)Info
Armadillo glomus -> Venezillo glomusInfo
Armadillo officinalis (Dumeril, 1816)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Benechinus armatus (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Bethalus emarginatus -> Pyrgoniscus emarginatusInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carcinione platypleura (Bourdon, 1983)Info
Carpias triton (Pires, 1982)Info
Cirolana parva (Hansen, 1890)Info
Ctenorillo kenyensis (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Cubaris murina (Brandt, 1833)Info
Cyathura pusilla (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Cymodoce bicarinata (Stebbing, 1904)Info
Cymodoce zanzibarensis (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Cymothoa eremita (Brunnich, 1783)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danalia hapalocarcini (Fize, 1955)Info
Diploexochus bituberculatus -> Venezillo bituberculatusInfo
Diploexochus montagui -> Venezillo montaguiInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eubelum breviantennatum (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gastrosaccus msangii (Bacescu, 1975)Info
Gelsana abnormis (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Gnathia zanzibarensis (Kensley, Schotte & Poore, 2009)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hansenium expansum (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Heteromysis gymnura (W. M. Tattersall, 1922)Info
Heteromysis harpax (Hilgendorf, 1879)Info
Heteromysis zeylanica (W. M. Tattersall, 1922)Info
Hypophryxus pikei (Bruce, 1968)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ichthyoxenus africana (Lincoln, 1972)Info
Ichthyoxenus tanganyikae (Fryer, 1965)Info
Ignamba brevis (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Ignamba microps (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Joeropsis bourboni (Müller, 1991)Info
Joeropsis indicus (Müller, 1991)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kenyoniscus paradoxus (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ligia exotica (Roux, 1828)Wharf roachInfo
Ligia malleata (Pfeffer, 1889)Info
Liocoryphe siamense (Hansen, 1905)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mesophryxus ventralis (Bruce, 1973)Info
Metacirolana mbudya (Bruce, 1981)Info
Metaphrixus intutus (Bruce, 1965)Info
Microcercus anomalus (Gerstaecker, 1873)Info
Microcercus armadilloides (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Microcercus salamense (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Mizothenar serratum (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nerocila livida (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oropactes frontelobatus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Oropactes maculatus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Oropactes novus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Oropactes pilosus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Orophryxus shiinoi (Bruce, 1972)Info
Oxinasphaera tetrodon (Schotte & Kensley, 2005)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracilicaea hanseni (Stebbing, 1910)Info
Paracilicaea mossambicus (Barnard, 1914)Info
Paracilicaea pubescens (H. Milne Edwards, 1840)Info
Paracilicaea teretron (Barnard, 1955)Info
Paradella harrisoni (Müller, 1995)Info
Periscyphis limbatus (Omer-cooper, 1926)Info
Periscyphis niger (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Periscyphis pallidus (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Periscyphis pulcher (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Periscyphis undulata (Omer-cooper, 1926)Info
Periscyphops brunneus (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Periscyphops minimus (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Periscyphops nigricans (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Phalaba brevis (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Phalaba dorkai (Ferrara, 1974)Info
Pleopodoscia isabellensis (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)Delicate slaterInfo
Pseudoaethiopopactes kohleri (Ferrara, 1974)Info
Pseudodiploexochus bergeri (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus debeckeri (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus lobatus (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus messerii (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pseudodiploexochus pilosus (Taiti & Ferrara, 1979)Info
Pyrgoniscus emarginatus (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rocinela orientalis (Schioedte & Meinert, 1879)Info
Rufuta arganoi (Taiti & Ferrara, 1981)Info
Rufuta carusoi (Taiti & Ferrara, 1981)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Santia urospinosa (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Sphaeroma bigranulatum (Budde-lund, 1908)Info
Sphaeroma terebrans (Bate, 1866)Mangrove boring isopodInfo
Stegosauroniscus horridus (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Stenetrium assumentum (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Stenetrium quinquedens (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Stenetrium zanzibarica (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Stenobermuda brucei (Kensley & Schotte, 2002)Info
Synarmadillo marmoratus (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Synarmadillo simplex (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thermocellio griseus (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Thermocellio kilimanjarensis (Schmoelzer, 1974)Info
Thermocellio nodulosus (Verhoeff, 1942)Info
Tritracheodillo spatulatus (Ferrara & Taiti, 1982)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uluguroscia montana (Taiti & Ferrara, 1980)Info
Uramba marginalis (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Uramba mus (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Uramba triangulifera (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Venezillo bituberculatus (Budde-lund, 1910)Info
Venezillo glomus (Budde-lund, 1898)Info
Venezillo montagui (Barnard, 1932)Info
129 Species in Isopoda for Tanzania 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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