Isopoda

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Noun1.Isopoda - woodliceIsopoda - woodlice        
animal order - the order of animals
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
isopod - any of various small terrestrial or aquatic crustaceans with seven pairs of legs adapted for crawling
family Oniscidae, Oniscidae - a family of Isopoda
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While doctors were baffled by the extent of the injury, it was believed the boy was attacked by sea lice, also known as marine isopods.
Larvae readily accepted any prey they could catch and submerge, including beetles, ants (Pogonomyrmex badius Latreille [Hymenoptera: Formicidae], Florida harvester ant), moths, myriapods, isopods, and arachnids.
The pill bug Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille 1804) is a species of isopods (Crustacea: Isopoda), and can be commonly found at the reclaimed coast in eastern China.
Winter flounder <40 mm TL predominantly fed on copepods, transitioning to amphipods, isopods, and bivalves with increasing size.
The old piles were found to be teeming with marine life, and many crustaceans, isopods, bryozoa, mollusca, and those numerous creatures which are so frequently relegated to the scientific rubbishheap--the worms--were collected, and have been handed over to specialists for examination.
Keywords: Branchiura; Copepods; Crustaceans; Fish; Parasitic isopods
Endemics and immigrants: North American terrestrial isopods (Isopoda, Oniscidea) north of Mexico.
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.
Host-parasite interaction between the piranha Pygocentrus nattereri (Characiformes: Characidae) and isopods and branchiurans (Crustacea) in the Rio Araguaia basin, Brazil.
Activity rhythms of two cirolanid isopods from an exposed microtidal sandy beach in Uruguay.