Hawaiodillo danae   (Dollfus)

Dana's Hawaiian Woodlouse
(Hawaiodillo danae)

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


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.


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


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′


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