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Unidentified Woodlouse

Observed: 25th July 2012 By: YashcaYashca’s reputation in InvertebratesYashca’s reputation in InvertebratesYashca’s reputation in InvertebratesYashca’s reputation in Invertebrates
Unidentified Woodlouse
Woodlouse bits
Woodlouse Underside
Description:

A woodlouse found under a paving slab right next to a pond. Moved very, very quickly - never seen a woodlouse move so fast. Almost a pale plum colour, which the photo doesn't quite show.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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I have an underside picture

I have an underside picture if that would assist with the ID?

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Underside pic

Yes, it could help. The main features to look for are the numbers of articles on the flagellum of the antennae, the shape of the telson (tail) and the number and form of the book lungs and uropods.

Andy Keay

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Added some more pictures,

Added some more pictures, hopefully they are some help.