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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopoda
Suborder: Cymothoida
Superfamily: Cryptoniscoidea
Family: Hemioniscidae
Bonnier, 1900

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The Hemioniscidae are a family of marine isopod crustaceans in the suborder Cymothoida. The original description was made by Bonnier in 1900.[1] Members of this family are parasitic on cirripede barnacles.[2]

The family contains these genera and species:[3]


  1. ^ Bonnier, J. (1900). Contribution a l'étude des épicarides. Les Bopyridae. Travaux de la Station Zoologique de Wimereux 8: 1-475, pls. 1-41.
  2. ^ Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  3. ^ World Register of Marine Species