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Family: Cirolanidae (See list of species below)

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212 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aatolana rapax
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Aatolana schioedtei
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Aatolana springthorpei
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Annina mesopotamica
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Anopsilana willeyi
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Aphantolana costaricensis
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Aphantolana moortgati
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Aphantolana sphaeromiformis
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Arubolana imula
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Atarbolana dasycolus
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Bahalana cardiopus
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Baharilana bisulcata
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Baharilana kiabii
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Baharilana koloura
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Baharilana lira
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Baharilana richmondi
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Bathynomus affinis
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Bathynomus brucei
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Bathynomus bruscai
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Bathynomus crosnieri
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Bathynomus decemspinosus
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Bathynomus doederleini
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Bathynomus giganteus
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Bathynomus immanis
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Bathynomus kapala
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Bathynomus keablei
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Bathynomus kensleyi
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Bathynomus lowryi
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Bathynomus pelor
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Bathynomus richeri
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Booralana tricarinata
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Calyptolana hancocki
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Cartetolana integra
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Cirolana aldabrensis
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Cirolana arafurae
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Cirolana borealis
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Cirolana bougaardti
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Cirolana cranchii
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Cirolana crenulitelson
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Cirolana dissimilis
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Cirolana epimerias
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Cirolana harfordi
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Cirolana incisicauda
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Cirolana joanneae
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Cirolana kokoru
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Cirolana lingua
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Cirolana mascarensis
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Cirolana mclaughlinae
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Cirolana meinerti
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Cirolana mekista
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Cirolana meseda
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Cirolana mimulus
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Cirolana parva
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Cirolana quadripustulata
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Cirolana quechso
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Cirolana somalia
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Cirolana tarahomii
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Cirolana theleceps
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Cirolana troglexuma
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Cirolana tuberculata
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Cirolana undata
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Colopisthus canna
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Colopisthus cavalier
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Colopisthus parvus
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Colopisthus ronrico
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Colopisthus tresesquinas
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Conilera cylindracea
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Dodecalana yagerae
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Dolicholana enigma
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Dolicholana porcellana
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Eurydice affinis
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Eurydice agilis
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Eurydice arabica
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Eurydice bowmani
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Eurydice cavicaudata
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Eurydice chelifer
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Eurydice convexa
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Eurydice grimaldii
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Eurydice humilis
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Eurydice inermis
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Eurydice inornata
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Eurydice littoralis
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Eurydice longipes
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Eurydice longispina
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Eurydice naylori
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Eurydice orientalis
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Eurydice paxilli
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Eurydice peraticis
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Eurydice piperata
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Eurydice pulchra
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Eurydice spinigera
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Excirolana armata
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Excirolana braziliensis
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Excirolana chiltoni
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Excirolana hirsuticauda
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Excirolana mayana
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Excirolana monodi
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Excirolana orientalis
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Exumalana reptans
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Hansenolana anisopous
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Haptolana belizana
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Limicolana dinjerra
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Metacirolana agaricicola
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Metacirolana anocula
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Metacirolana arnaudi
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Metacirolana basteni
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Metacirolana bicornis
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Metacirolana chemola
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Metacirolana convexissima
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Metacirolana fishelsoni
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Metacirolana halia
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Metacirolana menziesi
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Metacirolana monodi
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Metacirolana nana
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Metacirolana neocaledonica
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Metacirolana ponsi
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Metacirolana rotunda
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Metacirolana sphaeromiformis
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Natatolana albicaudata
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Natatolana amplocula
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Natatolana angula
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Natatolana anophthalma
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Natatolana aotearoa
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Natatolana arcicauda
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Natatolana arrama
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Natatolana boko
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Natatolana borealis
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Natatolana bowmani
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Natatolana brucei
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Natatolana bulba
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Natatolana buzwilsoni
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Natatolana caeca
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Natatolana californiensis
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Natatolana carlenae
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Natatolana chilensis
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Natatolana corpulenta
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Natatolana curta
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Natatolana debrae
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Natatolana endota
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Natatolana femina
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Natatolana flexura
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Natatolana galathea
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Natatolana gallica
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Natatolana gorung
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Natatolana gracilis
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Natatolana helenae
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Natatolana hirtipes
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Natatolana honu
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Natatolana imicola
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Natatolana insignis
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Natatolana intermedia
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Natatolana japonensis
[Japanese cirolanid sea pill bug]
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Natatolana kahiba
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Natatolana karkarook
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Natatolana laewilla
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Natatolana lilliput
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Natatolana longispina
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Natatolana lowryi
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Natatolana luticola
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Natatolana matong
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Natatolana meridionalis
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Natatolana nammuldi
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Natatolana narica
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Natatolana natalensis
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Natatolana natalis
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Natatolana neglecta
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Natatolana nitida
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Natatolana nukumbutho
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Natatolana obtusata
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Natatolana oculata
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Natatolana pallidocula
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Natatolana paranarica
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Natatolana pastorei
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Natatolana pellucida
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Natatolana pilula
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Natatolana prolixa
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Natatolana rekohu
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Natatolana rossi
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Natatolana rusteni
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Natatolana sinuosa
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Natatolana taiti
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Natatolana tenuistylis
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Natatolana thalme
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Natatolana thurar
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Natatolana valida
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Natatolana variguberna
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Natatolana vieta
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Natatolana virilis
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Natatolana woodjonesi
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Natatolana wowine
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Natatolana zebra
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Neocirolana excisa
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Neocirolana hermitensis
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Neocirolana obtruncata
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Odysseylana sirenkoi
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Plakolana mandorah
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Politolana concharum
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Politolana crosnieri
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Politolana eximia
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Politolana haneyi
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Politolana impostor
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Politolana impressa
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Politolana micropthalma
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Politolana polita
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Politolana tricarinata
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Politolana wickstenae
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Scutulana pezata
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Sintorolana atrox
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Typhlocirolana buxtoni
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Typhlocirolana gurneyi
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Typhlocirolana margalefi
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Xylolana radicicola
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212 Species of Family Cirolanidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aatolana rapax Western Central Pacific
Aatolana schioedtei Indo-West Pacific
Aatolana springthorpei Western Pacific
Annina mesopotamica Western Indian Ocean
Anopsilana willeyi Indo-West Pacific.
Aphantolana costaricensis Eastern Pacific
Aphantolana moortgati Eastern Central Pacific
Aphantolana sphaeromiformis Western Central Atlantic
Arubolana imula Western Central Atlantic
Atarbolana dasycolus Western Indian Ocean
Bahalana cardiopus Western Central Atlantic
Baharilana bisulcata Western Indian Ocean
Baharilana kiabii Western Indian Ocean
Baharilana koloura Western Indian Ocean.
Baharilana lira Western Indian Ocean.
Baharilana richmondi Western Indian Ocean
Bathynomus affinis Indo-West Pacific
Bathynomus brucei Western Central Pacific 15.4 BL
Bathynomus bruscai West Central Pacific 9.9 BL
Bathynomus crosnieri Eastern Indian Ocean 28.5 BL
Bathynomus decemspinosus Northwest Pacific
Bathynomus doederleini Western Central Pacific
Bathynomus giganteus giant isopod Indo-West Pacific and Wes 50 TL
Bathynomus immanis Western Central Pacific 13.9 BL
Bathynomus kapala Indo-West Pacific 10.3 BL
Bathynomus keablei Indian Ocean
Bathynomus kensleyi West Central Pacific 35 BL
Bathynomus lowryi Eastern Indian Ocean 29.5 BL
Bathynomus pelor Western Central Pacific 11.8 BL
Bathynomus richeri West Central Pacific 17.8 BL
Booralana tricarinata Western Central Atlantic
Calyptolana hancocki Western Central Atlantic
Cartetolana integra Indo-West Pacific
Cirolana aldabrensis Western Indian Ocean.
Cirolana arafurae Indo-West Pacific
Cirolana borealis Northeast Atlantic
Cirolana bougaardti Western Indian Ocean
Cirolana cranchii Northeast Atlantic and th
Cirolana crenulitelson Western Central Atlantic
Cirolana dissimilis Indo-West Pacific
Cirolana epimerias Western Central Pacific
Cirolana harfordi scavenging isopod Eastern Pacific
Cirolana incisicauda Southeast Atlantic
Cirolana joanneae Canada
Cirolana kokoru Southwest Pacific
Cirolana lingua Western Central Pacific.
Cirolana mascarensis Western Indian Ocean
Cirolana mclaughlinae Antarctic Pacific 1.48 BL
Cirolana meinerti Southeast Atlantic and We
Cirolana mekista Indo-West Pacific
Cirolana meseda Western Indian Ocean
Cirolana mimulus Western Indian Ocean.
Cirolana parva St. Thomas, West Indies.
Cirolana quadripustulata Southwest Pacific
Cirolana quechso Southwest Pacific
Cirolana somalia Western Indian Ocean.
Cirolana tarahomii Western Indian Ocean
Cirolana theleceps Western Indian Ocean
Cirolana troglexuma Western Central Atlantic
Cirolana tuberculata Western Central Pacific
Cirolana undata Western Indian Ocean.
Colopisthus canna Eastern Central Atlantic
Colopisthus cavalier Western Central Atlantic
Colopisthus parvus Western Central Pacific
Colopisthus ronrico Western Central Pacific
Colopisthus tresesquinas Western Central Pacific
Conilera cylindracea England.
Dodecalana yagerae Western Central Atlantic
Dolicholana enigma Northwest Pacific
Dolicholana porcellana Eastern Indian Ocean
Eurydice affinis Mediterranean Sea
Eurydice agilis Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice arabica Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice bowmani Northwest Atlantic
Eurydice cavicaudata Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice chelifer Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice convexa Western Central Atlantic
Eurydice grimaldii Northeast Atlantic
Eurydice humilis Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice inermis Northeast Atlantic, Red S
Eurydice inornata Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice littoralis Western Central Atlantic
Eurydice longipes Western Indian Ocean
Eurydice longispina Mediterranean Sea
Eurydice naylori Spain.
Eurydice orientalis Indo-West Pacific
Eurydice paxilli Western Indian Ocean.
Eurydice peraticis Western Indian Ocean.
Eurydice piperata Georgia, USA.
Eurydice pulchra Northeast Atlantic and th
Eurydice spinigera Northeast Atlantic
Excirolana armata Southwest Atlantic.
Excirolana braziliensis Southeast Pacific and Sou
Excirolana chiltoni Pacific Ocean
Excirolana hirsuticauda Southeast Pacific
Excirolana mayana Yucatan, Mexico.
Excirolana monodi Southeast Pacific
Excirolana orientalis Indo-West Pacific.
Exumalana reptans Western Central Atlantic
Hansenolana anisopous Western Central Pacific
Haptolana belizana Western Central Atlantic
Limicolana dinjerra Indo-West Pacific
Metacirolana agaricicola Western Central Atlantic
Metacirolana anocula Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana arnaudi Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana basteni Western Central Pacific
Metacirolana bicornis Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana chemola Western Indian Ocean.
Metacirolana convexissima Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana fishelsoni Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana halia Western Central Atlantic
Metacirolana menziesi Western Central Atlantic
Metacirolana monodi Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana nana Western Central Pacific
Metacirolana neocaledonica Western Central Pacific
Metacirolana ponsi Mediterranean Sea
Metacirolana rotunda Western Indian Ocean
Metacirolana sphaeromiformis Indo-West Pacific and the
Natatolana albicaudata Western Pacific. 0.89 BL
Natatolana amplocula Indo-Pacific. 1.32 BL
Natatolana angula Indo-Pacific 1.35 BL
Natatolana anophthalma Indian Ocean.
Natatolana aotearoa Southwest Pacific 2 BL
Natatolana arcicauda Indo-West Pacific 1.89 BL
Natatolana arrama Indo-West Pacific 1.26 BL
Natatolana boko Indo-West Pacific 0.52 BL
Natatolana borealis North Atlantic and the Me 0.33 BL
Natatolana bowmani Indo-West Pacific 1.4 BL
Natatolana brucei Southwest Pacific 1.6 BL
Natatolana bulba Indo-West Pacific 1.6 BL
Natatolana buzwilsoni Western Indian Ocean 1.4 BL
Natatolana caeca Northeast Atlantic and th 1.5 BL
Natatolana californiensis Eastern Pacific. 1.34 BL
Natatolana carlenae Gulf of California, Mexic 1.68 BL
Natatolana chilensis Southeast Pacific 2.24 BL
Natatolana corpulenta Indo-West Pacific 1.2 BL
Natatolana curta Western Central Pacific 1.8 BL
Natatolana debrae Western Indian Ocean 1.6 BL
Natatolana endota Indo-West Pacific 1.39 BL
Natatolana femina Western Indian Ocean 2.5 BL
Natatolana flexura Indo-West Pacific 0.6 BL
Natatolana galathea Western Central Pacific 0.7 BL
Natatolana gallica Northeast Atlantic and no 2.5 BL
Natatolana gorung Indo-West Pacific 18.6 BL
Natatolana gracilis Western Atlantic.
Natatolana helenae Western Central Pacific 1.4 BL
Natatolana hirtipes Southeast Atlantic and We
Natatolana honu Southwest Pacific 1.65 BL
Natatolana imicola Northern Atlantic. 1.35 BL
Natatolana insignis Indian Ocean 1 BL
Natatolana intermedia Antarctic. 2.4 BL
Natatolana japonensis Japanese cirolanid sea pill bug Northwest Atlantic 2.6 BL
Natatolana kahiba Indo-West Pacific 2.5 BL
Natatolana karkarook Western Central Pacific 2.08 BL
Natatolana laewilla Indo-West Pacific 1.5 BL
Natatolana lilliput Western Indian Ocean 1.4 BL
Natatolana longispina Indo-West Pacific 1.27 BL
Natatolana lowryi Western Central Pacific 2 BL
Natatolana luticola Western Central Pacific 1.36 BL
Natatolana matong Indo-West Pacific 4 BL
Natatolana meridionalis Antarctic Ocean. 4.3 BL
Natatolana nammuldi Indo-West Pacific 2.7 BL
Natatolana narica Southwest Pacific 2.1 BL
Natatolana natalensis Western Indian Ocean 1.6 BL
Natatolana natalis Southeast Pacific 1.7 BL
Natatolana neglecta Northeast Atlantic and th 1.6 BL
Natatolana nitida Antarctic Indian Ocean 3 BL
Natatolana nukumbutho Western Central Pacific 1.34 BL
Natatolana obtusata Antarctic. 3.7 BL
Natatolana oculata Southeast Pacific and the 3.4 BL
Natatolana pallidocula Antarctic Indian Ocean
Natatolana paranarica Southwest Pacific 3.1 BL
Natatolana pastorei Southeast Pacific and Sou 3.4 BL
Natatolana pellucida Indo-West Pacific 1.2 BL
Natatolana pilula Southeast Atlantic and We 1.1 BL
Natatolana prolixa Western Central Pacific 2.1 BL
Natatolana rekohu Southwest Pacific 2.45 BL
Natatolana rossi Southwest Pacific 3.6 BL
Natatolana rusteni Western Central Pacific 0.8 BL
Natatolana sinuosa Southeast Pacific 1.65 BL
Natatolana taiti Indo-West Pacific 1.2 BL
Natatolana tenuistylis Western Central Pacific 1.75 BL
Natatolana thalme Western Central Pacific 0.95 BL
Natatolana thurar Indo-West Pacific 3.2 BL
Natatolana valida Indo-West Pacific 4 BL
Natatolana variguberna Western Central Pacific 1.15 BL
Natatolana vieta Indo-West Pacific 2.77 BL
Natatolana virilis Western Indian Ocean 1.35 BL
Natatolana woodjonesi Indo-West Pacific 1.99 BL
Natatolana wowine Indo-West Pacific 3.5 BL
Natatolana zebra Eastern Indian Ocean 1.35 BL
Neocirolana excisa Western Central Pacific
Neocirolana hermitensis Eastern Indian Ocean
Neocirolana obtruncata Eastern Central Atlantic.
Odysseylana sirenkoi Northwest Pacific.
Plakolana mandorah Indo-West Pacific
Politolana concharum Northwest Atlantic 3.2 TL
Politolana crosnieri Western Central Pacific
Politolana eximia Southwest Atlantic 4.5 TL
Politolana haneyi Eastern Pacific and Weste
Politolana impostor Northwest Atlantic 2.3 TL
Politolana impressa Western Atlantic
Politolana micropthalma Northeast Atlantic 3.3 TL
Politolana polita Northwest Atlantic 1.85 TL
Politolana tricarinata Southwest Atlantic
Politolana wickstenae Western Central Atlantic
Scutulana pezata Western Central Pacific
Sintorolana atrox Western Central Pacific
Typhlocirolana buxtoni Mediterranean Sea
Typhlocirolana gurneyi Mediterranean Sea
Typhlocirolana margalefi Mediterranean
Xylolana radicicola Western Central Atlantic



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