Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Paridotea
Family: Ioteidae (Crustacea/Isopoda)
Taxon : Water invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
ungulata
NOTES

A herbivorous isopod which lives on eel grass (Zostera). The corners of the telson project as sharp points.


AUTHORITY
(Pallas, 1772)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brownish-green body
Colour: Green
Common Name
Kelp louse
Habitat
NOTES: Found in Zostera beds at the drift
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Idotea affinis
Idotea edwardsii
Idotea excavate
Idotea lalandii
Idotea nitida
Oniscus ungulata



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