Ligiidae

Ligiidae

[lə′jī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of primitive terrestrial isopods in the suborder Oniscoidea.
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TABLE 1 Species of terrestrial isopods recorded from Costa Rica Species Family Costa Rican records 1 Ligia baudiniana Ligiidae Puntarenas (Schultz, Milne-Edwards, 1840 1974).
Hoese (1982) also showed that isopods of the family Ligiidae use both pereiopods VI and VII (walking legs) as a unit to take water up from a droplet or puddle by allowing the water to move upward by capillary action along grooves formed between the apposed legs.
Clase Orden Familia ARACHNIDA Acari Prostigmata Araneae Salticidae Pseudoscorpiones -- INSECTA Blattaria -- Coleoptera Scarabeidae Scirtidae Isostomidae Diptera Ceratopogonidae Chaoboridae Chironomidae Culicidae Psychodidae Thaumaleidae Tipulidae -- -- -- -- Hemiptera -- Hymenoptera Formicidae Odonata Coenagrionidae ISOPODA Oniscidea Ligiidae MOLLUSCA Gasteropoda Planorbidae OLIGOCHAETA -- Clase Morfotipo ARACHNIDA Hydrachniadia sp.2 Hydrachniadia sp.3 Hydrachniadia sp.5 Hydrachniadia sp.6 Salticidae sp.1 Pseudoescorpion sp.1 INSECTA Blattaria sp.1 Scarabeidae sp.1 Scarabeidae sp.2 Cyphon sp.1 Scirtidae sp.2 Isostomidae sp.1 Ceratopogonidae sp.1 Ceratopogonidae sp.2 Corethrellinae sp.1 Chironomidae sp.1 Tanypodinae sp.1 Cx.