Spherillo albospinosus (Dollfus, 1900:521)

White-spined Hawaiian woodlouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Armadillo albospinosus Dollfus, 1900:521 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

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

 

Distribution

Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA (Taiti & Howarth, 1996).

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Dollfus, A. (1900). Crustacea Isopoda. In: David Sharp [Editor], Fauna Hawaiiensis or The Zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Isles 2(5): 521-526.

 

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 albospinosus (Dollfus, 1900). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Isopoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=263121 on 2021-11-02

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

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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