APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Isopod images - Marine animals related to woodlice (Crustaceans)
Asellota (Suborder) > Janiroidea (Superfamily) > Janiridae (Family)

Jaera
Jaera (Jaera) albifrons Leach, 1814
Jaera (Jaera) forsmani Bocquet, 1950
Jaera (Jaera) ischiosetosa Forsman, 1949
Un-identified specimens of Jaera albifrons group

Jaera (Jaera) nordmanni (Rathke, 1837)

See article - "Jaera in Cornwall" by David Fenwick

Janira
Janira maculosa Leach, 1814 - A janirid isopod

Asellota (Suborder) > Janiroidea (Superfamily) > Joeropsididae (Family)

Joeropsis
Joeropsis brevicornis brevicornis Koehler, 1885
syn. Jaeropsis brevicornis - An Isopod

Asellota (Suborder) > Janiroidea (Superfamily) > Munnidae (Family)

Munna
Munna kroyeri Goodsir, 1842 - An isopod

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Anthuroidea (Superfamily) > Anthuridae (Family)

Anthura
Anthura gracilis (Montagu, 1808) - An isopod

Cyathura
Cyathura carinata (Krøyer, 1847) - An isopod

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Epicaridea (Infraorder) > Bopyroidea (Superfamily) > Bopyridae (Family) > Bopyrinae (Subfamily)

Bopyrina
Bopyrina ocellata (Czerniavsky, 1868)
- A parasitic isopod in the prawn Hippoyte varians

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Epicaridea (Infraorder) > Cryptoniscoidea (Superfamily) > Cabiropidae (Family)

Ancyroniscus
Ancyroniscus bonnieri Caullery & Mesnil, 1919
- A parasitic isopod of Dynamene bidentata

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Epicaridea (Infraorder) > Cryptoniscoidea (Superfamily)
> Hemioniscidae (Family)

Hemioniscus
Hemioniscus balani Buchholz, 1866 -
A parasitic isopod of barnacles

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Cymothooidea (Superfamily) > Cirolanidae (Family)

Conilera
Conilera cylindracea (Montagu, 1804) - An isopod

Eurydice
Eurydice pulchra Leach, 1815 - John Harvey bug

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Cymothooidea (Superfamily) > Cymothoidae (Family)

Anilocra
Anilocra frontalis H. Milne Edwards, 1840
- A parasitic fish louse / isopod

Ceratothoa
Ceratothoa steindachneri Koelbel, 1879

Cymothoida (Suborder) > Cymothooidea (Superfamily) > Gnathiidae (Family)

Gnathia
Gnathia dentata (Sars G.O., 1872)
Gnathia maxillaris (Montagu, 1804)

Paragnathia
Paragnathia formica (Hesse, 1864) - An Isopod

Limnoriidea (Suborder) > Limnorioidea (Superfamily) > Limnoriidae (Family)

Limnoria
Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799) ? - A Gribble
Limnoria quadripunctata Holthuis, 1949 - A Gribble

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Ligiidae (Family)

Ligia
Ligia oceanica (Linnaeus, 1767) - Sea slater or Bilge bug

Sphaeromatidea (Suborder) > Sphaeromatoidea (Superfamily) > Sphaeromatidae (Family)

Campecopea
Campecopea hirsuta (Montagu, 1804)
- A sphaeromatid isopod

Cymodoce
Cymodoce truncata Leach, 1814
- A sphaeromatid isopod

Dynamene
Dynamene bidentata (Adams, 1800)
- A sphaeromatid isopod

Lekanesphaera
Lekanesphaera hookeri (Leach, 1814)
- A sphaeromatid isopod

Lekanesphaera rugicauda (Leach, 1814)
synonym Sphaeroma rugicauda
- A sphaeromatid isopod

Sphaeroma
Sphaeroma serratum (Fabricius, 1787)
- A sphaeromatid isopod

Valvifera (Suborder) > Arcturidae (Family)

Astacilla
Astacilla danmoniensis (Stebbing, 1874)
syn. Arcturella damnoniensis - An isopod

Astacilla longicornis (Sowerby, 1806) - An isopod

Valvifera (Suborder) > Holognathidae (Family)

Cleantis
Cleantis prismatica (Risso, 1826)
syn. Zenobiana prismatica - An Isopod

Valvifera (Suborder) > Idoteidae (Family)

Idotea
Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)
Idotea chelipes (Pallas, 1766)
Idotea emarginata (Fabricius, 1793)
Idotea granulosa Rathke, 1843
Idotea linearis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802
Idotea neglecta Sars, 1897
Idotea pelagica Leach, 1816

Collection of Idotea balthica and
Idotea emarginata from driftweed

Stenosoma
Stenosoma acuminatum Leach, 1814 - An Isopod
Stenosoma lancifer Miers, 1881 - An isopod

There are a number of terrestrial and freshwater isopods that appear either in the Plymouth Marine Fauna or WoRMS marine life database, they include the following species. These species and more can also be found on the APHOTOFAUNA website.

Terrestrial Isopods

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Crinocheta (Section) > Armadillidiidae (Family)

Armadillidium
Armadillidium album Dollfus, 1887 - Beach pill woodlouse
Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)
- Common pill woodlouse

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Crinocheta (Section) > Philosciidae (Family)

Philoscia
Philoscia muscorum (Scopoli, 1763) - Striped woodlouse

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Crinocheta (Section) > Porcellionidae (Family)

Porcellio
Porcellio scaber Latreille, 1804 - Rough woodlouse

Oniscidea (Suborder) > Synocheta (Section) > Trichoniscidae (Family)

Androniscus
Androniscus dentiger Verhoeff, 1908 - Rosy woodlouse

Trichoniscus
Trichoniscus pusillus Brandt, 1833
- Common pygmy woodlouse

Freshwater Isopods

Asellota (Suborder) > Asellidae (Family)

Asellus
Asellus (Asellus) aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A Water slater

Isopod Images UK