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Genus Platyarthrus - Ant Woodlice

Isopod - Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii? - Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii A new species for the guide - Platyarthrus aiasensis - female Ant woodlice - Platyarthrus aiasensis Ant Woodlouse - Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii CA ant woodlice - Platyarthrus aiasensis Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii in Ant Nest, Merion Station, PA - Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii Platyarthrus sp. - Platyarthrus
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 (Crinocheta)
Family Platyarthridae
Genus Platyarthrus (Ant Woodlice)
Explanation of Names
Platyarthrus Brandt 1833
2 spp. (both adventive) in our area, ~40 total
1 conical flagellomere, no eyes, wide body often covered in ornamentation