Ilyarachna nordenstami

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Taxonavigation: Janiroidea 

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

Familia: Munnopsididae
Subfamilia: Ilyarachninae
Genus: Ilyarachna
Species: Ilyarachna nordenstami


Ilyarachna nordenstami Wolff, 1962

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-7549? - female
Type-locality: South Georgia, off the mouth of Cumberland Bay; 54°11’S 36°18’W. Habitat: marine benthic, 252-310 m depth
Paratypes: male, more?



Subantarctic, South Georgia (Nordenstam, 1933, Wolff, 1962).


Marine benthic species, found at a depth of 252-310 m on gray clay with stones (Nordenstam, 1933).


  • Crustacea collection at ZMUC
  • Nordenstam, Å. (1933). Marine Isopoda of the families Serolidae, Idotheidae, Pseudidotheidae, Arcturidae, Parasellidae and Stenetriidae mainly from the South Atlantic. Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1901–1903, Further Zoological Results 3 (1): 284 pp., 2 pl.
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.