A TAXONOMIC STUDY FOR FOUR SPECIES OF ISOPODA IN CENTRAL PART OF IRAQMaysaloon Lafta Al-Doori, Talal Aboud Hansh and Nibrass Lafta Al-Doori
This study is the first one in Iraq. A total 388 specimens were collected from the period April to December 2018 in central of Iraq. Four species were identified and all of them belong to Isopoda. They are Porcellioscaber (Latreille, 1804), Porcellios pinicornis (Say, 1318), Procellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833), Armadillidiumvulgare (Laterielle, 1804) in some areas of central part of Iraq.