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Taxonomy for Isopoda (Sowbugs)
Class
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 803 families, 9929 genera, 64218 species
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Subclass
Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
 773 families, 7812 genera, 63556 species
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Superorder
Peracarida (Calman, 1904)
 464 families, 4507 genera, 33511 species
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Order
Isopoda (Latreille, 1817) (Sowbugs) - Systematics
 155 families, 1803 genera, 15493 species
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Families155
Genera1.803
Species15.493
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)
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Suborder    Anthuridea (Monod, 1922)
     0 species
Suborder    Asellota (Latreille, 1802)
     34 families, 421 genera, 4016 species
Suborder    Calabozoida (Van Lieshout, 1983)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Suborder    Cymothoida (Wägele, 1989)
     29 families, 459 genera, 3462 species
Suborder    Epicaridea (Latreille, 1831)
     0 species
Suborder    Flabellifera (Sars, 1882)
     0 species
Suborder    Gnathiidea (Leach, 1814)
     0 species
Suborder    Limnoriidea (Brandt & Poore, 2002)
     3 families, 6 genera, 68 species
Suborder    Microcerberidea (Lang, 1961)
     2 families, 9 genera, 61 species
Suborder    Oniscidea (Latreille, 1802) (Woodlice)
     28 families, 488 genera, 4927 species
Suborder    Phoratopidea (Brandt & Poore, 2003)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder    Phreatoicidea (Stebbing, 1893)
     7 families, 34 genera, 108 species
Suborder    Sphaeromatidea (Wägele, 1989)
     12 families, 144 genera, 1098 species
Suborder    Tainisopidea (Brandt & Poore, 2003)
     1 family, 2 genera, 7 species
Suborder    Valvifera (Sars, 1882)
     11 families, 93 genera, 849 species
Family    Actaeciidae (Vandel, 1952)
     0 species
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Family    Agnaridae (Schmidt, 2003)
     1 genus, 2 species
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Family    Amphisopidae (Nicholls, 1943) -> Amphisopodidae
     0 species
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Family    Balloniscidae (Araujo & Zaido, 1995)
     3 genera, 11 species
Site
Family    Berytoniscidae (Vandel, 1973)
     1 genus, 1 species
Site
Family    Cryptothiridae (Sars, 1883)
     0 species
Family    Delatorreidae (Verhoeff, 1938)
     1 genus, 1 species
Site
Family    Dendrotionidae (Cohen, 1998) -> Dendrotiidae
     0 species
Site
Family    Dubioniscidae (Vandel, 1953)
     3 genera, 16 species
Site
Family    Eubelidae (Taiti, Ferrara & Davolos, 2000)
     45 genera, 261 species
Site
Family    Eurycopidae (Hansen, 1916) -> Munnopsidae
     0 species
Family    Gnathostenetroidae (Fresi, Idato & Scipione, 1980)
     0 species
Site
Family    Hekelidae (Ferrara, 1977)
     1 genus, 1 species
Site
Family    Hypsimetopidae (Nicholls, 1943)
     1 genus, 1 species
Site
Family    Ilyarachnidae (Hansen, 1916) -> Munnopsidae
     0 species
Family    Irmaosidae (Ferrara & Taiti, 1983)
     1 genus, 2 species
Site
Family    Meoniscidae (Verhoeff, 1908)
     0 species
Family    Munnopsidae (Lilljeborg, 1864)
     43 genera, 489 species
Site
Family    Olibrinidae (Vandel, 1973)
     5 genera, 16 species
Site
Family    Pudeoniscidae (Lemos De Castro, 1973)
     2 genera, 4 species
Site
Family    Schoebliidae (Verhoeff, 1938)
     1 genus, 2 species
Site
Family    Thermaloniscus (Bourdon, 1983)
     1 species
Family    Titaniidae (Verhoeff, 1938)
     5 genera, 6 species
Site
Family    Turanoniscidae (Borutzkii, 1969)
     1 genus, 1 species
Site
Family    Urdidae (Kunth, 1870)
     1 genus, 6 species
Family    Xenosellidae (Just, 2005)
     1 genus, 1 species
Genus    Apocumoechus - 1 species
Genus    Brasileirinho - 1 species
Genus    Camorta - 1 species
Genus    Capitoniscus - 2 species
Genus    Carocryptus - 1 species
Genus    Cryptocisus - 1 species
Genus    Cryptocotitus - 1 species
Genus    Cryptonus (Schultz, 1977) - 1 species
Genus    Cumoechus - 1 species
Genus    Elocryptus - 1 species
Genus    Gorgoniscus - 1 species
Genus    Iolella (Richardson, 1905) -> Tole - 6 species
Genus    Jaerella (Richardson, 1911) - 1 species
Genus    Lironeca (Leach, 1818) -> Livoneca - 26 species
Genus    Nalocryptus - 1 species
Genus    Neritoniscus - 1 species
Genus    Nococryptus - 1 species
Genus    Onocryptus - 1 species
Genus    Osicryptus - 1 species
Genus    Reboursia - 1 species
Genus    Rhacura (Richardson, 1908) - 1 species
Genus    Thaumastasoma (Hessler, 1970) -> Thaumastosoma - 1 species
Genus    Tole (Ortmann, 1901) - 13 species
Genus    Trichopleon (Beddard, 1886) - 1 species
Genus    Trisopodoniscus - 1 species
Genus    Urias (Richardson, 1911) - 1 species
Genus    Xostylus (Menzies, 1962) - 2 species
Genus    Zorromunna - 1 species
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Last pictures of Isopoda (Sowbugs)
Suche: Armadillidium vulgare - top view
Armadillidium vulgare - top view
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Suche: Pill woodlice
Pill woodlice
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Suche: Armadillidium vulgare
Armadillidium vulgare
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Suche: Common rough woodlouse - Porcellio scaber
Common rough woodlouse - Porcellio scaber
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Suche: Armadillidiidae
Armadillidiidae
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Suche: Philoscia muscorum - Fast woodlouse
Philoscia muscorum - Fast woodlouse
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Suche: Common striped woodlouse - Philoscia muscorum
Common striped woodlouse - Philoscia muscorum
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Suche: Isopods in the compost
Isopods in the compost
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Suche: Common woodlouse- Oniscus asellus
Common woodlouse- Oniscus asellus
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Suche: Armadillium -  Armadillidium vulgare - front view
Armadillium - Armadillidium vulgare - front view
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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)

Keywords
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