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Genus Ligia - Seaslaters

Ligia occidentalis - male Wetlands Bug - Ligia Rock Slater - Ligia exotica Rock Slater - Ligia  pollly's beetle - Ligia pallasii Isopod - Ligia pallasii Ligia exotica?  - Ligia Ligia olfersii? - Ligia
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 Diplocheta
Family Ligiidae (Seaslaters and Rockslaters)
Genus Ligia (Seaslaters)
Explanation of Names
Ligia Fabricius 1798
about 43 species globally (many are probably synonymous, others are likely species complexes), at least 5 in our area