Oniscus


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Noun1.Oniscus - type genus of the OniscidaeOniscus - type genus of the Oniscidae; woodlice that cannot roll into a ball
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Oniscidae, Oniscidae - a family of Isopoda
sow bug - terrestrial isopod having an oval segmented body (a shape like a sow)
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Ephemeroptera) (Komnick & Able 1971); labium of Cenocorixa bifida (Jarial 2003); "gills" (= endopodites) of terrestrial isopods like Oniscus (Kummel 1981); and the gills of crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus (Morse et al.
John Laing, the surgeon on Scoresby's whaling ship, Resolution, observed another parasite, the whale louse (now Cyamus ceti) during the summer of 1806: "A species of crab, the Oniscus Ceti of [Otto] Fabricius, if not the most dangerous, is perhaps the most troublesome of the whale's enemies.
Taxonomic status of chitons of the Ischnochiton oniscus group (Mollusca, Polyplacophora, Ischnochitonidae).
Ischnochiton oniscus subspecies, Cape, Port Alfred (Turton): 12.