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  • Bowman, Thomas E., and Lawrence G. Abele / Lawrence G. Abele, ed. / Dorothy E. Bliss, ed.-in-chief. 1982. Chapter 1: Classification of the Recent Crustacea. The Biology of Crustacea, vol. 1: Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography. 1-27
  • Brusca, R. C. 1984. Phylogeny, evolution and biogeography of the marine isopod subfamily Idoteinae (Crustacea: Isopoda: Idoteidae). Trans. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist. 20: 99-134.
  • Brusca, R. C. and B. R. Wallerstein. 1979. Zoogeographic patterns of idoteid isopods in the northeast Pacific, with a review of shallow-water zoogeography for the region. Bull. Biol. Soc. Wash. 3: 67-105.
  • Brusca, R. C. and E. W. Iverson. 1985. A Guide to the Marine Isopod Crustacea of Pacific Costa Rica. Revista de Biologia Tropical 33, Supplement 1:1-77.
  • Brusca, R. C. and G. D. F. Wilson. 1991. A phylogenetic analysis of the Isopoda with some classificatory recommendations. Mem. Queensland Mus. 31: 143-204.
  • Brusca, R. C. and M. R. Gilligan. 1983. Tongue replacement in a fish by a parasitic Isopod. Copeia. 1983(3):813-816.
  • Brusca, R. C., R. Wetzer, & S. France. 1995. Cirolanidae (Crustacea: Isopoda: Flabellifera) of the Tropical Eastern Pacific. Proc. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist. 30: 1-96.
  • Cohen, B. J. & G. C. B. Poore. 1994. Phylogeny and biogeography of the Gnathiidea (Crustacea: Isopoda) with descriptions of new genera and species most from south-eastern Australia. Mem. Mus. Victoria 54: 271-397.
  • Coll M, Piroddi C, Steenbeek J, Kaschner K, Ben Rais Lasram F, et al. 2010. The Biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea: Estimates, Patterns, and Threats. PLoS ONE 5(8): e11842. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011842
  • D. J. Shure, Radionuclide tracer analysis of trophic relationships in an old-field ecosystem, Ecol. Monogr. 43(1):1-19, from p. 15 (1973).
  • Delaney, P. M. 1989. Phylogeny and biogeography of the marine isopod family Corallanidae (Crustacea, Isopoda, Flabellifera). Contrb. Sci., L.A. Co. Nat. Hist. Mus. 409: 1-75.
  • Fujikura K, Lindsay D, Kitazato H, Nishida S, Shirayama. 2010. Marine Biodiversity in Japanese Waters. PLoS ONE 5(8): e11836. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011836
  • Grassle, J. F. & N. J. Maciolek. 1992. Deep-sea species richness: Regional and local diversity estimates from quantitative bottom samples. Am. Nat. 139:313-341.
  • Griffiths CL, Robinson TB, Lange L, Mead A, 2010. Marine Biodiversity in South Africa: An Evaluation of Current States of Knowledge. PLoS ONE 5(8): e12008. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012008
  • Hessler, R.R. and G.D.F. Wilson. 1983. The origen and biogeography of malacostracan crustaceans in the deep sea. in, R.W. Sims, J.H. Price and P.E.S. Whalley, 1983, Evolution, Time and Space: The Emergence of the Biosphere, Academic Press, N.Y. [Systematics Assoc. Special Vol. No. 23]. pp. 227-254.
  • Hopkin, S. P. 1989. Ecophysiology of Metals in Terrestrial Invertebrates. Elsevier Applied Science, Barking.
  • J. C. Castilla, Perspectivas de investigacion en estructura y dinamica de communidades intermareales rocosas de Chile Central. II. Depredadores de alto nivel trofico, Medio Ambiente 5(1-2):190-215, from p. 203 (1981).
  • Kensley, B. In Press. Estimates of species diversity of free-living marine isopod crustaceans of coral reefs. Coral Reefs.
  • Kensley, B. & M. Schotte. 1989. Guide to the Marine Isopod Crustaceans of the Caribbean. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
  • Kensley, B. & M. Schotte. 1995. World List of Marine and Freshwater Isopods. Smithsonian Institution Gopher Server, accessible via Smithsonian Home Page on WWW.
  • Kensley, B. 1984. The role of isopod crustaceans in the reef crest community at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Mar. Ecol. 5(1):29-44.
  • Kensley, B. and R. C. Brusca (eds.) 2001. Isopod Systematics and Evolution. Balkema, Rotterdam.
  • Kensley, B., S. Schilling, & M. Schotte. 1996. World List of Terrestrial Isopods (Oniscidea). Smithsonian Institution Gopher Server, accessible via Smithsonian Home Page on WWW. In draft version.
  • Link J (2002) Does food web theory work for marine ecosystems? Mar Ecol Prog Ser 230:1–9
  • Martin, Joel W., and George E. Davis. 2001. An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Science Series 39. 124
  • Moore, W. ms. Historical biogeography of the central tropical Pacific based on anthuridean isopod crustaceans. In draft version.
  • Opitz S (1996) Trophic interactions in Caribbean coral reefs. ICLARM Tech Rep 43, Manila, Philippines
  • Perry, D. M. and R. C. Brusca. 1989. Effects of the root-boring isopod Sphaeroma peruvianum on red mangrove forests. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 57: 287-292.
  • Poore, G. C. B. & G. Wilson. 1993. Marine species richness. Nature, London 361: 587-583.
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 272 (1947).
  • Richardson, H.R. 1905. A Monograph on the Isopods of North America. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 54:1-727.
  • Salemaa, H. 1978. Geographic variability in the colour polymorphism of Idotea baltica (Isopoda) in the northern Baltic. Hereditas 88: 165-182.
  • Salemaa, H. 1979. Seasonal variability in the colour polymorphism of Idotea baltica (Isopoda) in the northern Baltic. Hereditas 90: 51-57.
  • Schram, F. R. 1970. Isopods from the Pennsylvanian of Illinois. Science 169: 854-855.
  • Schram, F. R. 1974. Paleozoic Peracarida of North America. Fieldiana, Geology 33: 95-124.
  • Stepien, C. A. & R. C. Brusca. 1985. Nocturnal attacks on nearshore fishes in southern California by crustacean zooplankton. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 25: 91-105.
  • Sutton, S. 1972. Woodlice. Ginn & Co., London. 144 pages.
  • Thompson, RM and Townsend CR. 2005. Energy availability, spatial heterogeneity and ecosystem size predict food-web structure in streams. OIKOS 108: 137-148.
  • Vandel, A. 1960. Isopodes Terrestres (Premiere Partie). Faune de France 64:1-41 6.
  • Wallerstein, B. R. & R. C. Brusca. 1982. Fish predation: A preliminary study of its role in the zoogeography and evolution of shallow-water idoteid isopods (Crustacea: Isopoda: Idoteidae). J. Biogeography 9: 135-150.
  • Wilson, G. D. F. 1980. Superfamilies af the Asselota (Isopoda) and the systematic position of Stenetrium weddellense (Schultz). Crustaceana, 38(2): 219-221.
  • Wilson, G. D. F. and R. R. Hessler. 1987. Speciation in the deep sea. An. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 18: 185-207.
  • WoRMS (2011). Isopoda. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at
  • Wright, J. C.; Peña-Peralta, M. 2005. Diel variation in ammonia excretion, glutamine levels, and hydration status in two species of terrestrial isopods. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 175(1): 67-75.


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