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Family Porcellionidae

Woodlouse - Porcellio scaber Wood louse - Porcellionides Woodlice - Porcellio laevis Porcellio laevis? - Porcellio laevis Sowbug pebbly texture possibly Porcellio sp - Porcellionides Pillbug/Sowbug type? - Porcellio spinicornis Porcellio laevis? - Porcellio laevis Brickwork woodlouse - Porcellio spinicornis
Classification
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 Porcellionidae
Numbers
11 spp. (of which 8 adventive from Europe) in 4 genera in our area(1)
Internet References
classification and list of worldwide genera (ITIS)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the terrestrial isopods of the New World (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea)
Leistikow A., Wägele J.W. 1999. Rev. Bras. Zool. 16: 1-72.