Hawaiodillo danae   (Dollfus)


 
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Dana's Hawaiian Woodlouse
(Hawaiodillo danae)

 
syn. Armadillo danae (Dollfus), Hawaiodillo frontalis (Budde-Lund)

 
distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Kaua'i

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

 
The genus Hawaiodillo comprises three known species, which are endemic to the Hawaiian Islands, and of which at least two could not be found again since their original description.

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Dana's Hawaiian Woodlouse from the island of Kaua'i belongs to the extinct species.

 
left:

Dana's Hawaiian Woodlouse (Hawaiodillo danae); cephalon


Depiction from: ‘Fauna Hawaiiensis; being the land-fauna of the Hawaiian islands. by various authors, 1899-1913. Cambridge [Eng.]: The University press, 1913′

 
References:

- Stefano Taiti; Francis G. Howarth: Terrestrial Isopods from the Hawaiian Islands (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 45: 59-71. 1996