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.