Sphaeromatidae


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Sphaeromatidae

[‚sfir·ō′mad·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of isopod crustaceans in the suborder Flabellifera in which the body is broad and oval and the inner branch of the uropod is immovable.
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PINNOTHERIDAE Pinnixa faba PORTUNIDAE Portunus xantusii PSEUDOTANAIDAE Pseudotanais oculatus SPHAEROMATIDAE Dynamenella sp.
The crustacean isopods--pillbugs and gribbles--are related to the woodlouse, and belong to the families Sphaeromatidae and Limnoriidae, respectively.
f kuhniana PELECYPODA 102 1 1 2 ANELIDA 103 11 11 2 POLYCHAETA Nereidae 104 CRUSTACEA TANAIDACEA 105 GAMMARIDAE 106 ISOPODA Sphaeromatidae 107 DECAPODA Palaemonidae Macrobrachium 108 23 28 250 heterochiurs Macrobrachium 109 1 panamense Grapsidae Sesarma 110 Ocypodidae Uca 111 Xanthidae 112 TOTAL 3067 1923 398 Centro TAXA Guadalito Estero Desembocadura ARTHROPODA INSECTA EPHEMEROPTERA Baetidae Morfotipo A Cloedes sp 4 Americabaetis sp 2 Camelobaetidius sp Baetodes sp Leptophlebiidae Simothraulopsis c.
Classification Habitat* Family Sphaeromatidae Paradella quadripunctata (Menzies and Glynn, 1968) 2 Sphaeroma terebrans Bate, 1866 3 Sphaeroma quadridentata Say, 1818 3 Family Corallanidae Excorallana sp.
A new genus and species of Sphaeromatidae Crustacca; Isopoda) with experiments and observations on its reproductive biology, interspecific interactions and color polymorphisms.
El resto de los itemes alimentarios presento una frecuencia inferior al 10%, e incluyeron a los decapodos braquiuros Cyrtograpsus angulatus y Peltarion spinosulum, isopodos Sphaeromatidae, ostracodos, tanaidaceos, cumaceos, ofiuroideos, priapulidos y restos de peces nototenidos (Fig.