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Species Porcellio laevis

Curly Woodlouse - Cylisticus convexus? - Porcellio laevis Isopod - Porcellio laevis Woodlice - Porcellio laevis Woodlice - Porcellio laevis Woodlice - Porcellio laevis Elk Grove Woodlouse - Porcellio laevis Porcellio laevis? - Porcellio laevis Porcellio laevis? - Porcellio laevis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
Suborder Oniscidea (Woodlice)
Infraorder Holoverticata
No Taxon (Orthogonopoda)
No Taxon (Crinocheta)
Family Porcellionidae
Genus Porcellio
Species laevis (Porcellio laevis)
Explanation of Names
Author: Latreille 1804
Identification
The smoothly glossy, dark and essentially unpatterned dorsal surface of P. laevis, the sharply triangular telson and long uropods are distinctive among the introduced European Porcellio spp.
Range
native to Europe, adventive in our area
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