order Isopoda


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Related to order Isopoda: order Amphipoda, order Decapoda, sow bug
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Noun1.order Isopoda - woodliceorder Isopoda - 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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The Socorro isopod is a member of the order Isopoda, which is distinguished from other orders of the class Crustacea by its flattened body and seven pairs of legs.
Five classes of invertebrates were collected: Arachnida (including orders Acari and Araneae); Diplopoda; Gastropoda (order Pulmonata); Hexapoda (including orders Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, and Trichoptera); and Malacostraca (order Isopoda).
0.54 Class Ostracada 3.74 Class Cirripedia 1.87 Class Malacostraca 9.89 Order Cumacea 0.27 Order Mysidacea -- Order Isopoda - suborder Valiferia 1.07 Order Amphipoda: 8.56 Family Gammaridae 4.54 Family Caprellidae -- Family Corophidae 0.27 Family Stenothoidae 0.80 Unidentified amphipoda 2.94 Order Decapoda - infraorder Anomura -- Phylum Annelida: * Class Polychaeta 0.53 Family Phyllodocida -- Family Nereididae - Nereis sp.