Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Order Isopoda

Suborder Valvifera

    Family Chaetiliidae -- North America.
    Family Idoteidae
    Family Antarcturidae
    Family Arcturidae
    Family Arcturididae
    Family Austrarcturellidae
    Family Holidoteidae
    Family Holognathidae
    Family Pseudidotheidae
    Family Rectarcturidae
    Family Xenarcturidae

Taxon Information

The Suborder Valvifera has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Valvifera, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).


  • Covich, A.P., J.H. Thorp & D.C. Rogers. 2010. Introduction to the Subphylum Crustacea. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 695-723.

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