Ligiidae

Ligiidae

[lə′jī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of primitive terrestrial isopods in the suborder Oniscoidea.
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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.
Der LigiaTyp des Wasserleitungssystems bei terrestrischen Isopoden und seine Entwicklung in der Familie Ligiidae (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscoidea).
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.