Sphaerolana

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Sphaerolana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopoda
Family: Cirolanidae
Genus: Sphaerolana
Cole & Minckley, 1970
Type species
Sphaerolana interstitialis
Cole & Minckley, 1970

Sphaerolana is a genus of isopod crustaceans in the family Cirolanidae, all of which are endemic to Mexico. The genus Sphaerolana contains the following species:[1] All three species are on the IUCN Red List as either vulnerable species (VU) or endangered species (EN).

  • Sphaerolana affinis Cole & Minckley, 1970EN[2]
  • Sphaerolana interstitialis Cole & Minckley, 1970EN[3]
  • Sphaerolana karenae Rodriguez-Almaraz & Bowman, 1995VU[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marilyn Schotte (2009). M. Schotte; C. B. Boyko; N. L. Bruce; G. C. B. Poore; S. Taiti; G. D. F. Wilson, eds. "Sphaerolana Cole & Minckley, 1970". World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996). "Sphaerolana affinis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T20596A9212829. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T20596A9212829.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  3. ^ Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996). "Sphaerolana interstitialis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T20597A9212934. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T20597A9212934.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  4. ^ Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group (1996). "Sphaerolana karenae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T20598A9213003. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T20598A9213003.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017.