Ligiidae

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Ligiidae
Ligia oceanica Flickr.jpg
Ligia oceanica
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Ligidium japonicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopoda
Infraorder: Diplocheta
Vandel, 1957 [1]
Family: Ligiidae
Leach, 1814 [2]

Ligiidae is a family of woodlice, the only family in the infraorder Diplocheta. Its members are common on rocky shores, in similar habitats to those inhabited by species of the bristletail Petrobius and the crab Cyclograpsus.[3] The family contains the following genera:[4]

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