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Species Porcellio spinicornis

On basement outside near ground. - Porcellio spinicornis European Sowbug - Porcellio spinicornis Ottawa bug colony - Porcellio spinicornis Porcellio spinicornis? - Porcellio spinicornis Isopoda - Porcellio spinicornis Painted Woodlouse - Porcellio spinicornis Wood Louse? - Porcellio spinicornis Porcellionidae: Porcellio spinicornis - Porcellio spinicornis
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 spinicornis (Porcellio spinicornis)
Explanation of Names
Author: Say, 1818
Identification
"Porcellio spinicornis is a broad, flattened species. The markings are characteristic: the head is dark brown and the back is marked with a dark central stripe, flanked by 2 rows of yellow spots on a pale background. The first two pairs of pleopods possess pleopodal lungs. P. spinicornis is 0.4 to 0.6 inches (10-15 mm) in length." NSU
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Image from Denmark