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Order Isopoda - Isopods

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Crustacea - Crustaceans
Class Malacostraca - Malacostracans
Superorder Peracarida - Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods)
Order Isopoda - Isopods

Suborder Asellota
Family Asellidae
Genus Caecidotea
Species communis - Caecidotea communis
Genus Lirceolus
Genus Lirceus
Family Janiridae
Genus Jaera
Species albifrons - Jaera albifrons
Suborder Cymothoida
Family Cirolanidae
Genus Bathynomus - Giant Isopods
Genus Cirolanides
Species texensis - Cirolanides texensis
Genus Cirolana
Genus Excirolana
Species chiltoni - Excirolana chiltoni
Family Cymothoidae
Genus Elthusa
Species californica - Elthusa californica
Family Aegidae
Suborder Oniscidea - Woodlice
Infraorder Holoverticata
No Taxon Tylida
Family Tylidae
Genus Tylos
Species punctatus - Tylos punctatus
No Taxon Orthogonopoda
No Taxon Synocheta
Family Trichoniscidae
Genus Androniscus
Species dentiger - Androniscus dentiger
Genus Brackenridgia
Species heroldi - Brackenridgia heroldi
Genus Cordioniscus
Species stebbingi - Cordioniscus stebbingi
Genus Haplophthalmus
Species danicus - Haplophthalmus danicus
Genus Hyloniscus
Species riparius - Hyloniscus riparius
Genus Miktoniscus
Genus Trichoniscus
Species pusillus - Trichoniscus pusillus
No Taxon Crinocheta
Family Alloniscidae
Genus Alloniscus
Species perconvexus - Alloniscus perconvexus
Family Armadillidae
Genus Cubaris
Species murina - Little Sea Pillbug
Genus Venezillo
Species parvus - Venezillo parvus
Species arizonicus - Venezillo arizonicus
Family Armadillidiidae - Pillbugs
Genus Armadillidium
Species vulgare - Common Pill Bug
Species nasatum - Armadillidium nasatum
Family Cylisticidae
Genus Cylisticus
Species convexus - Curly Woodlouse
Family Detonidae
Genus Armadilloniscus
Species holmesi - Armadilloniscus holmesi
Species lindahli - Armadilloniscus lindahli
Species ellipticus - Armadilloniscus ellipticus
Genus Detonella
Species papillicornis - Detonella papillicornis
Family Oniscidae - Sowbugs
Genus Oniscus
Species asellus - European Sowbug
Family Philosciidae
Genus Atlantoscia
Species floridana - Atlantoscia floridana
Genus Littorophiloscia
Species richardsonae - Littorophiloscia richardsonae
Species vittata - Littorophiloscia vittata
Genus Philoscia
Species muscorum - Philoscia muscorum
Family Platyarthridae
Genus Niambia
Species capensis - Niambia capensis
Genus Platyarthrus - Ant Woodlice
Species hoffmannseggii - Ant woodlouse
Species aiasensis - Platyarthrus aiasensis
Family Porcellionidae
Genus Acaeroplastes
Genus Porcellio
Species dilatatus - Porcellio dilatatus
Species laevis - Porcellio laevis
Species scaber - Porcellio scaber
Species spinicornis - Porcellio spinicornis
Genus Porcellionides
Species floria - Porcellionides floria
Species pruinosus - Porcellionides pruinosus
Species virgatus - Porcellionides virgatus
Family Trachelipodidae
Genus Trachelipus
Species rathkii - Trachelipus rathkii
Genus Nagurus
Species cristatus - Dwarf Gray Striped Isopod
Family Rhyscotidae
Genus Rhyscotus
Species texensis - Rhyscotus texensis
No Taxon Microcheta
Infraorder Diplocheta
Family Ligiidae - Rock Slaters
Genus Ligidium
Species blueridgensis - Ligidium blueridgensis
Species elrodii - Ligidium elrodii
Species gracile - Ligidium gracile
Species lapetum - Ligidium lapetum
Species latum - Ligidium latum
Genus Ligia
Species baudiniana - Ligia baudiniana
Species exotica - Wharf Roach
Species occidentalis - Ligia occidentalis
Species oceanica - Sea Slater
Species pallasii - rock louse
Species olfersii - Ligia olfersii
Suborder Valvifera
Family Chaetiliidae
Genus Chiridotea
Species coeca - sand isopod
Family Idoteidae
Genus Idotea
Species balthica - Idotea balthica
Species metallica - Idotea metallica
Species urotoma - Idotea urotoma
Species phosphorea - Idotea phosphorea
Genus Pentidotea
Species aculeata - Pentidotea aculeata
Species resecata - Eelgrass Isopod
Species wosnesenskii - Rockweed Isopod
Suborder Sphaeromatidea
Family Sphaeromatidae
Genus Cassidinidea
Genus Gnorimosphaeroma
Species oregonense - Gnorimosphaeroma oregonense
Genus Sphaeroma
Species papillae - Sphaeroma papillae
Species quadridentatum - Sphaeroma quadridentatum