Trachelipus ratzeburgii

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Trachelipus ratzeburgii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopoda
Family: Trachelipodidae
Genus: Trachelipus
Species: T. ratzeburgii
Binomial name
Trachelipus ratzeburgii
(Brandt, 1833)
Synonyms [1]
  • Porcellio ratzeburgii
  • Tracheoniscus ratzeburgii

Trachelipus ratzeburgii is a species of woodlouse in the genus Trachelipus belonging to the family Trachelipodidae that can be found in Austria, the Baltic states, Belgium, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland and Scandinavia (except for Finland).[2] The species has three subspecies:[1]

  • Trachelipus ratzeburgii illyricus (Verhoeff, 1901)
  • Trachelipus ratzeburgii pedemontanus (Arcangeli, 1937)
  • Trachelipus ratzeburgii ratzeburgii (Brandt, 1833)


  1. ^ a b Marilyn Schotte (2012). M. Schotte, C. B. Boyko, N. L. Bruce, G. C. B. Poore, S. Taiti & G. D. F. Wilson, eds. "Trachelipus ratzeburgii (Brandt, 1833)". World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Trachelipus ratzeburgii (Brandt, 1833)". Fauna Europaea. 2.6.2. August 29, 2013. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 

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