The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Spherillo misellus Budde-Lund, 1885

Schayer's slater

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Armadillo misellus Budde-Lund, 1885; Spherillo miselus Budde-Lund, 1885 (orthographic error)

 

Conservation Status

Last record January 1843 or before

 

Distribution

Tasmania (=Van Diemen's Land), Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Budde-Lund, G. (1885). Crustacea Isopoda terrestria, per Familias et Genera et Species descripta. Hauniae.

 

Other references:

Budde-Lund, G. (1904). A Revision of 'Crustacea Isopoda terrestria' with additions and illustrations. Parts 2 & 3, pp. 32-144. Copenhagen: H. Hagerup.

Green, Alison J. A. (2001). The riddle of Schayer's slater, Spherillo misellus (Crustacea: Isopoda). Invertebrata 20, July 2001, privately distributed.

Thomson, G. M. (1893). Notes on Tasmanian Crustacea, with descriptions of new species. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1892: 45-76. 

 

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