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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

treegrow

Date

July 12, 2014 04:57 PM EDT

Description

Oniscus asellus. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

vncdatatech01

Date

June 2, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

mikepatterson

Date

January 15, 2016 09:35 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

kueda

Date

January 1, 2016 02:19 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

kueda

Date

December 24, 2015 02:50 PM PST

Description

Certainly matches the description and images from BugGuide. Would be nice to have some kind of comprehensive list for CT or New England, though.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Date

August 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

lindseysorenson

Date

November 17, 2015 03:39 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

naturalist616

Date

December 9, 2015 03:49 PM EST

Description

Pill bug

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

sharkslifea

Date

November 19, 2015 10:38 AM WET

Description

The size of of a raisin. Has two antennas and black looking shell that has white spot on it.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

natvailwebb

Date

November 19, 2015

Description

Small brown bugs
Hard shell
Soft grey underbelly
At least 6 legs on each side
Long antennae
Crawling in damp dark dirt

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

cw226

Date

November 19, 2015

Description

hard shell
about .75 to 1 cm long and .25 to .5 cm wide
black/grayish with yellow spots on shell
small antennae at front of insect

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

davidr

Date

November 20, 2015 11:28 PM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

Oniscidae is a family of woodlice, including the common woodlouse Oniscus asellus. Six genera are certainly placed in the family (Oniscus, Oroniscus, Phalloniscus, Rabdoniscus, Rodoniscus and Sardoniscus), with eight others included by some sources (Cerberoides, Diacara, Exalloniscus, Hanoniscus, Hiatoniscus, Hora, Krantzia and Tasmanoniscus).

No range data available.