ISOPODS

Including sea slaters.
The featured species that follow are but a sample of a significant isopod fauna that thrives in the Pacific Northwest.

AR17. SHRIMP PARASITIC ISOPOD

 Bopyroides hippolytes

AR18. GRAY SHRIMP PARASITIC ISOPOD

Argeia pugettensis

AR19. MUD SHRIMP PARASITIC ISOPOD

Ione sp. (Ione cornuta no longer a valid synonym)

AR20. SQUAT LOBSTER PARASITIC ISOPODS

Munidon parvum/Pseudione galacanthae

AR21. PINK PARASITIC ISOPOD

Rocinela propodialis

AR22. SCAVENGING ISOPOD, dark-backed isopod, swimming isopod, Harford’s greedy isopod, marine pillbug, dark-backed rock louse

Cirolana harfordi

AR23. NOTCH-TAILED ISOPOD

 

AR24. SEA SLATER, northern sea roach, sea roach, rock louse

Ligia pallasi, Ligia pallasii, Ligyda pallasi

AR25. STUBBY ISOPOD, Oregon pill bug, pill bug,* pill-bug

Gnorimosphaeroma oregonensis, Exosphaeroma oregonensis, Gnorimosphaeroma oregonense, Sphaeroma oregonense,...

AR26. EELGRASS ISOPOD, concave isopod, cut-tailed isopod, seaweed isopod, kelp isopod, transparent isopod

Idotea resecata, Idothea resecata, Pentidotea resecata

AR27. SURFGRASS ISOPOD

Idotea kirchanskii, Pentidotea kirchanskii

AR28. ROCKWEED ISOPOD, olive green isopod, green isopod, kelp isopod, round-tailed isopod, Vosnesensky’s isopod

Idotea wosnesenskii, Idothea wosnesenskii, Pentidotea wosnessenskii

AR29. MONTEREY ISOPOD

Idotea montereyensis, Pentidotea monteryensis, Idotea gracillima

AR30. FEATHER BOA ISOPOD

Idotea stenops, Pentidotea stenops