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Scaly bug - Porcellio spinicornis

Scaly bug - Porcellio spinicornis
Melfort, Carrot River Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada
June 18, 2010
Would appreciate an ID on this one. A very small bug but moves very fast when it moves.

Moved
Moved from Woodlice.

Porcellio spinicornis
Lovely shot of a beautiful animal! The flat body, yellow spots flanking the mid dorsal line, pale stripe at the base of the epimera, and black head comprise a distinctive pattern. The dorsal tubercles are very pronounced, as in the commoner P. scaber. This species is typically a calciphile found in association with limestone or building mortar.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Woodlice
I'm not sure but looks like this one:)


 
Woodlice ID
Thanks very much for the ID. Appreciated.

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