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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: Acanthaspidiidae
Genus: Mexicope
Species: M. kensleyi – M. sushara – M. westralia



Mexicope Hooker, 1985

Type species: Mexicope kensleyi Hooker, 1985, by original designation


  • Just, 2001


  • Bruce, N.L. 2004: Mexicope sushara sp. nov., the first New Zealand record of the isopod crustacean family Acanthaspidiidae (Asellota). Zootaxa, 489: 1–11. Abstract & excerpt
  • Hooker, A. (1985). New species of Isopoda from the Florida Middlegrounds (Crustacea: Peracarida). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 98 (1): 255–280.
  • Just, J. (2001). New species of Mexicope, stat. nov. and Ianthopsis from Australia and a rediagnosis of Acanthaspidiidae (Isopoda:Asellota). Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 909–925.