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Slaters Pillbugs and Woodlice: Isopoda

Physical Characteristics, Habitat, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status, Common Pill Woodlouse (armadillidium Vulgare): Species AccountsGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, SLATERS PILLBUGS WOODLICE AND PEOPLE

COMMON PILL WOODLOUSE (Armadillidium vulgare): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
SAND ISOPOD (Chiridotea caeca): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
COMMON SHINY WOODLOUSE (Oniscus asellus): SPECIES ACCOUNTS

Isopods are found worldwide.


Wood burrowing and feeding species living in oceans and estuaries can severely damage pilings, docks, and other underwater wooden structures. Pillbugs seldom cause any damage, but large numbers may eat seedlings and other garden and greenhouse plants.


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