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Oniscus asellus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopoda
Suborder: Oniscidea
Superfamily: Oniscoidea
Family: Oniscidae
Latreille, 1802 [1]

Oniscidae is a family of woodlice, including the common woodlouse Oniscus asellus. Six genera are certainly placed in the family (Oniscus, Oroniscus, Phalloniscus, Rabdoniscus, Rodoniscus and Sardoniscus), with eight others included by some sources (Cerberoides, Diacara, Exalloniscus, Hanoniscus, Hiatoniscus, Hora, Krantzia and Tasmanoniscus).[2][1]


External links[edit]

  • Media related to Oniscidae at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Oniscidae at Wikispecies