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Species Armadillidium nasatum - Nosy Pillbug

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Marsupial Crustaceans)
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
No Taxon (Scutocoxifera)
Suborder Oniscidea (Woodlice)
Infraorder Holoverticata
No Taxon (Orthogonopoda)
No Taxon (Crinocheta)
Family Armadillidiidae (European Pillbugs)
Genus Armadillidium
Species nasatum (Nosy Pillbug)
Explanation of Names
Armadillidium nasatum Budde-Lund 1885
Size
up to 21 mm
Identification
Best told from A. vulgare by the conspicous "nose tab" and the rounded telson tip. The color pattern can also be used but there is some overlap that makes it very hard to confidentially tell them apart using color without experience
Range
native to sw. Europe, adventive in the New World(1); in our area, e. NA (NS―GA to MN―NE―TX) and w. NA (BC―CA―CO)
Habitat
Grasslands, quarries, gardens, greenhouses
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the terrestrial isopods of the New World (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea)
Leistikow A., Wägele J.W. 1999. Rev. Bras. Zool. 16: 1‒72.