Isopoda is a large and diverse taxon. Isopods are common in marine and freshwater habitats and there are important terrestrial and parasitic suborders. It includes the familiar terrestrial pill bugs, woodlice, and sea slaters, and about 4000 less familiar marine species.
Common Woodlouse: Oniscus asellus
Photographs and information from ARKive including description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Cymothoa exigua
Information from Wikipedia on the parasitic relationship between the spotted rose snapper fish, Lutjanus guttatus, and this crustacean.
Epicaridea
The parasitic isopods of Crustacea: a list of families, the species within them, and the references.
Isopoda
Richard Brusca's article in the Tree of Life project; impressive photographs and a wealth of information.
Ligia exotica: Wharf Roach
Photograph of this species and information on its taxonomy, description, habitat and distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, ecology and invasive information.
Marine Slater: Ligia australiensis
A guide to this Australian species with a description and details of distribution and habitat.
Pill Woodlouse: Armadillidium vulgare
Photographs and information from ARKive including description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Pillbug
Photographs of roly-poly, Armadillium vulgare, description, life history and habits.
Sea Slater: Ligia oceanica
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Sow Bugs
The problems of sow bug control are discussed here. Not only using pesticide spray but also understanding moisture conditions.
Sowbugs and Pillbugs
Popular article about sowbugs (Isopoda, Oniscoidea), the species and their characteristics and habits in the Seattle, Washington area.
Sowbugs Revisited
Article by Loise Kulzer about sowbugs, their ecology and water balance behavior.
Sphaeroma terebrans: Mangrove Boring Isopod
Photograph of this species and information on its taxonomy, description, habitat and distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, ecology and invasive information.
What is an Isopod?
Classification and systematics, anatomy, and evolutionary history.
Wood Louse
Photograph of the ventral side of this isopod, Oniscus asellus, with brief notes on its natural history.
Woodlice Pages
The structure, adaptations and behaviour of woodlice. Including photographs, experiment ideas and woodlouse oddities. Porcellio scaber is the species used in our studies.
Woodlouse
Information from Wikipedia on these terrestrial crustaceans, their classification, ecology and common names.
World List of Marine and Freshwater Isopod Crustaceans
Searchable list from the Smithsonian Institution.
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