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Squamiferidae


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(order Isopoda, suborder Oniscidea)

Family of terrestrial isopods which are covered in scales (their name being derived from the Latin squama, ‘scale’, and fere, ‘to bear’), and are up to 6 mm long. Most species in the family lack eyes and have no tracheal system.

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