Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Valvifera > Family Arcturidae

Astacilla Cordiner, 1793

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Arcturella G.O. Sars, 1897 synonym


Astacilla arietina Sars, 1883
Astacilla axeli Castelló, 1992
Astacilla bocagei Nobre, 1903
Astacilla bonnierii Stephensen, 1915
Astacilla carlosteroi (Reboreda, Wägele & Garmendia, 1994)
Astacilla cornuta (Koehler, 1911)
Astacilla damnoniensis (Stebbing, 1874)
Astacilla dilatata Sars, 1882
Astacilla dollfusi (Monod, 1925)
Astacilla gorgonophila Monod, 1925
Astacilla granulata (Sars, 1877)
Astacilla intermedia (Goodsir, 1841)
Astacilla longicornis (Sowerby, 1806)
Astacilla mediterranea Koehler, 1911
Astacilla poorei (Castelló, 1997)
Astacilla pusilla (Sars, 1873)


basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 315-321

additional source

Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA.



External Links



Poore, G.; Schotte, M. (2014). Astacilla. In: Schotte, M.; Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2014) World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:118445




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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