APHOTOFAUNA

An online educational resource dedicated to the photography of
terrestrial wildlife and their habitats, found across South-West
England and the Devon and Cornwall Peninsula by David Fenwick.

Woodlice, Pill Bugs, Slaters, Sowbugs etc. (Terrestrial and Freshwater Crustacea)
Terrestrial Woodlice, Pill Bugs etc. (Isopoda)

Isopoda (Order) > Oniscidea (Suborder) >
Diplocheta (Section) > Ligiidae (Family)

Ligia
Ligia oceanica (Linnaeus, 1767) - Sea Slater

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

Androniscus
Androniscus dentiger Verhoeff, 1908
- Rosy woodlouse

Haplophthalmus
Haplophthalmus danicus Budde-Lund, 1880
- A Trichoniscid woodlouse

Trichoniscus
Trichoniscus pusillus Brandt, 1833
- Common pygmy woodlouse

Isopoda (Order) > Oniscidea (Suborder) >
Crinocheta (Section) > Oniscidae (Family)

Oniscus
Oniscus asellus Linnaeus, 1758
- Common Shiny Woodlouse

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

Philoscia
Philoscia muscorum (Scopoli, 1763)
- Common striped woodlouse

Isopoda (Order) > Oniscidea (Suborder) >
Crinocheta (Section) > Platyarthridae (Family)

Platyarthus
Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii Brandt, 1833
- Myrmecophilous Sowbug

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

Porcellio
Porcellio scaber Latreille, 1804
- Common rough woodlouse

Porcellionides
Porcellionides cingendus (Kinahan, 1857)
- A Porcellionid woodlouse

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

Armadillidium
Armadillidium album Dollfus, 1887 - Beach pill woodlouse
Armadillidium depressum Brandt, 1833 - A Pill woodlouse
Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804) - A Pill woodlouse

Freshwater Isopods - Water Slaters (Isopoda)

Isopoda (Order) > Asellota (Suborder) >
Aselloidea (Superfamily) > Asellidae (Family)

Asellus
Asellus (Asellus) aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common water slater

Proasellus
Proasellus meridianus meridianus (Racovitza, 1919)
- One-spotted water slater

Terrestrial Amphipods - Woodhoppers (Amphipoda)

Amphipoda (Order) > Senticaudata (Suborder) >
Talitrida (Infraorder) > Talitridira (Parvorder) >
Talitroidea (Superfamily) > Talitridae (Family)

Arcitalitrus
Arcitalitrus dorrieni (Hunt, 1925) - Non-native Woodhopper, Landhopper or Lawn Shrimp

Freshwater Amphipods (Amphipoda)

Amphipoda (Order) > Senticaudata (Suborder) >
Gammarida (Infraorder) > Gammaridira (Parvorder) >
Gammaroidea (Superfamily) > Gammaridae (Family)

Gammarus
Gammarus duebeni Lilljeborg, 1852
- A Freshwater amphipod

For more information go to the following website -
British Myriapod and Isopod Group (BMIG)

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