Armadillidium

Summary 2

Armadillidium /ɑːrmədɪˈlɪdiəm/ is a genus of the small terrestrial crustacean known as the woodlouse. Armadillidium are also commonly known as pill woodlice, leg pebbles, pill bugs, roly-poly, or potato bugs, and are often confused with pill millipedes such as Glomeris marginata. They are characterised by their ability to roll into a ball when disturbed. They typically feed on moss, algae, bark and other decaying organic matter. They

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Judy Gallagher, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/31172011
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armadillidium

More Info

iNat Map