APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

Isopod images - Marine animals related to woodlice (Crustaceans)
Asellota (Suborder) > Janiroidea (Superfamily) > Janiridae (Family)

Jaera
Jaera (Jaera) albifrons Leach, 1814 - An isopod
Jaera (Jaera) nordmanni (Rathke, 1837) - An isopod

Janira
Janira maculosa Leach, 1814

Asellota (Suborder) > Janiroidea (Superfamily) > Munnidae (Family)

Munna
Munna kroyeri Goodsir, 1842 - An isopod

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Anthuroidea (Superfamily) > Anthuridae (Family)

Anthura
Anthura gracilis (Montagu, 1808) - An isopod

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Epicaridea (Infraorder) > Cryptoniscoidea (Superfamily) > Cabiropidae (Family)

Ancyroniscus
Ancyroniscus bonnieri Caullery & Mesnil, 1919
- A Parasitic isopod of Dynamene bidentata

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Epicaridea (Infraorder) > Cryptoniscoidea (Superfamily)
> Hemioniscidae (Family)

Hemioniscus
Hemioniscus balani Buchholz, 1866 -
A Parasitic isopod of barnacles

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Cymothooidea (Superfamily) > Cirolanidae (Family)

Cirolana
Cirolana cranchi Leach, 1818 - An isopod

Eurydice
Eurydice pulchra Leach, 1815 - John Harvey bug

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Cymothooidea (Superfamily) > Cymothoidae (Family)

Ceratothoa
Ceratothoa steindachneri Koelbel, 1879

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Cymothooidea (Superfamily) > Gnathiidae (Family)

Gnathia
Gnathia dentata (Sars G.O., 1872)
Gnathia maxillaris (Montagu, 1804)

Limnoriidea (Suborder) > Limnorioidea (Superfamily) > Limnoriidae (Family)

Limnoria
Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799) ? - A Gribble
Limnoria quadripunctata Holthuis, 1949 - A Gribble

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Ligiidae (Family)

Ligia
Ligia oceanica (Linnaeus, 1767) - Sea slater or Bilge bug

Sphaeromatidea (Suborder) > Sphaeromatoidea (Superfamily) > Sphaeromatidae (Family)

Campecopea
Campecopea hirsuta (Montagu, 1804)

Cymodoce
Cymodoce truncata Leach, 1814

Dynamene
Dynamene bidentata (Adams, 1800)

Lekanesphaera
Lekanesphaera rugicauda (Leach, 1814)

Sphaeroma
Sphaeroma serratum (Fabricius, 1787) - An isopod

Valvifera (Suborder) > Arcturidae (Family)

Astacilla
Astacilla danmoniensis (Stebbing, 1874)
syn. Arcturella damnoniensis - An isopod

Astacilla longicornis (Sowerby, 1806) - An isopod

Valvifera (Suborder) > Holognathidae (Family)

Cleantis
Cleantis prismatica (Risso, 1826)
syn. Zenobiana prismatica - An Isopod

Valvifera (Suborder) > Idoteidae (Family)

Idotea
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)
Idotea emarginata (Fabricius, 1793)
Idotea granulosa Rathke, 1843
Idotea linearis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802
Idotea neglecta Sars, 1897

Collection of Idotea balthica and
Idotea emarginata from driftweed

Stenosoma
Stenosoma lancifer Miers, 1881 - An isopod

There are a number of terrestrial and freshwater isopods that appear either in the Plymouth Marine Fauna or WoRMS marine life database, they include the following species. These species and more can also be found on the APHOTOFAUNA website.

Terrestrial Isopods

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Crinocheta (Section) > Armadillidiidae (Family)

Armadillidium
Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)
- Common pill woodlouse

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Crinocheta (Section) > Philosciidae (Family)

Philoscia
Philoscia muscorum (Scopoli, 1763) - Striped woodlouse

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Crinocheta (Section) > Porcellionidae (Family)

Porcellio
Porcellio scaber Latreille, 1804 - Rough woodlouse

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Synocheta (Section) > Trichoniscidae (Family)

Androniscus
Androniscus dentiger Verhoeff, 1908 - Rosy woodlouse

Trichoniscus
Trichoniscus pusillus Brandt, 1833
- Common pygmy woodlouse

Freshwater Isopods

Asellota (Suborder) > Asellidae (Family)

Asellus
Asellus (Asellus) aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A Water slater

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