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Phreatoicidae

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Phreatoicidae is a family of blind, freshwater isopods. They have survived apparently unchanged for 350 million years, and are only found in South Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand. They were first found near Christchurch in 1882 by Charles Chilton.[2] The family Phreatoicidae now contains 13 genera:[3]

References

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Phreatoicidae: Brief Summary

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Phreatoicidae is a family of blind, freshwater isopods. They have survived apparently unchanged for 350 million years, and are only found in South Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand. They were first found near Christchurch in 1882 by Charles Chilton. The family Phreatoicidae now contains 13 genera:

Colacanthotelson Nicholls, 1944 Colubotelson Nicholls, 1944 Crenoicus Nicholls, 1944 Gariwerdeus Wilson & Keable, 2002 Mesacanthotelson Nicholls, 1944 Metaphreatoicus Nicholls, 1944 Naiopegia Wilson & Keable, 2002 Neophreatoicus Nicholls, 1944 Notamphisopus Nicholls, 1944 Onchotelson Nicholls, 1944 Paraphreatoicus Nicholls, 1944 Phreatoicus Chilton, 1883 Uramphisopus Nicholls, 1943
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