Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
Suborder Oniscidea (Woodlice)
No Taxon (Orthogonopoda)
No Taxon (Crinocheta)
Family Oniscidae (Sowbugs)
Sowbugs all have tails (uropods) that extend beyond their last abdominal segment. Most cannot roll into a ball. This family has three segments in the small, segmented end of the long antennae, while the Porcellionidae Family has only two segments. (1)
A Golden Guide - Spiders and their kin
Sowbugs and Pillbugs an informative Bug of the Month article fom a bug-lovers' club (Scarabs: The Bug Society) in Puget Sound.
ARKive photo of Oniscus asellus plus description, European distribution, habitat, biology (Wildscreen, Untied Kingdom)
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