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: Dendrotiidae
Genus: Acanthomunna
Species: A. agassizi – A. beddardi – A. bettongia – A. hystrix – A. lagorchestes – A. macropus – A. potorous – A. proteus – A. spinipes – A. tannerensis



Acanthomunna Beddard, 1886

Type species: Acanthomunna proteus Beddard, 1886


  • Mormomunna Vanhöffen, 1914: by Menzies, 1962
  • Pseudomunna Hansen, 1916: by Menzies, 1962


  • Menzies, 1962


  • Beddard, F.E. (1886). Preliminary notice of the Isopoda collected during the voyage of H.M.S."Challenger". Part III. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1886: 97–122. [original description]
  • Beddard, F.E. (1886). Report on the Isopoda collected by H.M.S. "Challenger" during the years 1873-76. Part II. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Zoology 17: 1–178, pl. i–xxv.
  • Hansen, H.J. (1916). Crustacea malacostraca. III. The ordo Isopoda. Danish Ingolf Expedition 3 (5): 1–262, pl. 1–16.
  • Lincoln, R.J. & Boxshall, G.A. (1983). Deep-sea asellote isopods of the north-east Atlantic: the family Dendrotionidae and some new ectoparasitic copepods. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 79 (3): 297–318.
  • Menzies, R.J. (1962). The isopods of the abyssal depths in the Atlantic Ocean. Vema Research Series 1: 79–206.
  • Vanhöffen, E. (1914). Die Isopoden der deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903 15 (7): 448–598.