Spherillo carinulatus Budde-Lund, 1904

Carinulate Hawaiian woodlouse



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


In 1996 the last record of the species was 60+ years ago (Taiti & Howarth, 1996).



Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA (Taiti & Howarth, 1996)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Budde-Lund, G. (1904). A revision of "Crustacea Isopoda Terrestria" with additions and illustrations. 2. Spherillonae. 3. Armadillo. Copenhagen: H. Hagerup. pp. 3-144


Other references:

Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Spherillo carinulatus Budde-Lund, 1904. Accessed at: on 2020-10-18

Jackson, Harold Gordon. (1941). Check-list of the terrestrial and fresh-water Isopoda of Oceania. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 99(8): 1-35.

Jeppesen, P. C. (2000). Catalogue of terrestrial isopod taxa and type material described by Gustav Budde-Lund (Crustacea: Isopoda). Steenstrupia 25(2): 221-265.

Schmalfuss, Helmut. (2003). World catalog of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, ser. A (Biologie), no. 654: 1-341.

Taiti, Stefano and Howarth, Francis G. (1996). Terrestrial Isopods from the Hawaiian Islands (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 45: 59-71.


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