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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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These include one Decapoda (Pagurus villosus Nicolet, 1849), two Amphipoda (Orchestia gayi Nicolet, 1849, Orchestoidea tuberculata Nicolet, 1849), four Isopoda (Oniscus armatus Nicolet, 1849, Porcellio liliputanus Nicolet, 1849, Sphaeroma propinqua Nicolet, 1849, S.
(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).
Nine species in three families of terrestrial isopods were collected by the author in Nebraska between 1948 and 1998: Oniscidae (Oniscus asellus), Cylisticidae (Cylisticus convexus), and Porcellionidae (Armadillidium nasatum, A.
Immunocytochemical studies on the isopod Oniscus asellus (Nussbaum et al., 1995) suggest that CCAP might be involved in the biphasic exuviation pattern seen in isopods.
[Ischnochiton oniscus subspecies, Cape, Port Alfred (Turton): 12.5 x 5 mm].