Haploniscus kermadecensis

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Taxonavigation: Janiroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Asellota
Superfamilia: Janiroidea

Familia: Haploniscidae
Genus: Haploniscus
Species: Haploniscus kermadecensis


Haploniscus kermadecensis Wolff, 1962

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-6966 - male
Type-locality: Kermadec Trench; 36°34’S 178°57’W. Habitat: marine benthic, 4540 m depth
Paratypes: none


  • Wolff, 1962


Found in the Kermadec Trench (Wolff, 1962).


Deep-sea marine benthic species, found at a depth of 4540 m on brown sandy clay with pumice (Wolff, 1962).


  • Crustacea collection at ZMUC
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.