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Family Idoteidae

orange county marine isopod #6 Idotea (Pentidotea) wosnesenskii - Pentidotea wosnesenskii Some Kind of Isopod? - Pentidotea aculeata Marine Isopod  - Pentidotea wosnesenskii Isopod  - Pentidotea wosnesenskii Isopod Idotea balthica Marine Isopod - Idotea balthica
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Marsupial Crustaceans)
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
Suborder Valvifera (Valve-tailed Isopods)
Family Idoteidae
Explanation of Names
Author: Samouelle, 1819
Internet References
Canadian Journal of Zoology. The Idoteidae (Crustacea: Isopoda: Valvifera) of the shallow waters of the northeastern North Pacific Ocean
Digital Library. The marine isopod crustacea of the Gulf of California