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Species Haplophthalmus danicus - Spurred Ridgeback

Isopod - Haplophthalmus danicus From underground - Haplophthalmus danicus Immature Woodlouse? - Haplophthalmus danicus Woodlouse IMG_7732 - Haplophthalmus danicus White bumpy woodlouse - Haplophthalmus danicus Haplopthalmus - Haplophthalmus danicus Haplophthalmus danicus? - Haplophthalmus danicus woodlouse - Haplophthalmus danicus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Marsupial Crustaceans)
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
No Taxon (Scutocoxifera)
Suborder Oniscidea (Woodlice)
Infraorder Holoverticata
No Taxon (Orthogonopoda)
No Taxon (Synocheta)
Family Trichoniscidae
Genus Haplophthalmus
Species danicus (Spurred Ridgeback)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Halophthalmus epiroticus, H. graecus, H. puteus
Explanation of Names
Haplophthalmus danicus Budde-Lund 1879
native to Europe, adventive in our area
Internet References