Porcellio scaber Latreille 1804

Pugh, P. J. A., Dartnall, H. J. G. & McInnes, S. J., 2002, The non-marine Crustacea of Antarctica and the Islands of the Southern Ocean: biodiversity and biogeography, Journal of Natural History 36 (9), pp. 1047-1103 : 1070

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Porcellio scaber Latreille 1804


{ Porcellio scaber Latreille 1804 }

Listed in: Block (1992: ref. 476).

Note. ‘This paper concentrates on marine mites but also mentions the Antarctic terrestrial fauna brie y ... Porcellio scaber , imported from Europe is mentioned’ (Block, 1992: ref. 476: sic). The source reference ( Lohmann, 1907), actually reports P. scaber as imported from Europe to ocean temperate St Paul I. The record is corroborated (Paulian de Félice, 1940), and a further European import is noted on Tristan da Cunha ( Holdgate, 1965). This species is introduced ‘throughout New Zealand’ ( Hurley, 1961), though speci c references to oOEshore Southern Ocean islands are not mentioned. Not listed in table 3.

Family SCYPHACIDAE Dana, 1853