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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodlouse

A woodlouse (plural woodlice) is an isopod crustacean with a rigid, segmented, long ... Woodlice in the genus Armadillidium and in the family Armadillidae can roll up ... Living in a terrestrial environment, woodlice breathe through trachea- like ... such as under rocks and logs, although one species, Hemilepistus reaumuri, ...

schools-wikipedia.org/wp/w/Woodlouse.htm

Woodlice (known by many common names; see below) are crustaceans with a rigid, ... Woodlice in the genus Armadillidium can roll up into an almost perfect ... Woodlice need moisture because they breathe through gills, called pseudo trachea, and so are usually found in damp, dark places, such as under rocks and logs.

www.cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/link-suggestion/wpcd_2008-09_augmented/wp/w/Woodlouse.htm

Woodlice in the genus Armadillidium can roll up into an almost perfect sphere ... Woodlice need moisture because they breathe through gills, called pseudo trachea, and so are usually found in damp, dark places, such as under rocks and logs.

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikijunior:Bugs/Woodlouse

Woodlice are known by many names including pill bug, armadillo bug, potato bug, and roly-poly. ... Many species can roll up into a small ball the size of a pill ( that's why they're ... Woodlice need moisture because they breathe through gills. This is why they are often found in damp, dark places, like under rocks and logs.

www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwb/Archived_Sites/Biol162/Notes/Woodlice.pdf

Jun 25, 2003 ... will find lots of information on their history, predators, physiology, behaviour ... species tend to spend most of their life under logs, stones, bark, decaying ... on the seashore, living amongst crevices in the rocks and under rotting ...

www.encyclopedia.com/environment/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/isopoda-pillbugs-slaters-and-woodlice

In addition to using this source of oxygen, terrestrial isopods breathe by diffusion of gas ... Among the terrestrial isopods, rock slaters of the family Ligiidae, inhabit littoral (seashore) areas. ... By spending a good deal of time hidden in or under logs and leaf litter, .... The common pill woodlouse can conglobate (roll into a ball ).

wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/resources/inhsreports/sum-2000/isopods

Underneath moist logs and decaying leaves live a multitude of creatures, several of which may be terrestrial isopods, commonly known as sowbugs, woodlice, pillbugs, ... Like all members of the crustaceans, they breathe with gills, but these gills ... already dead and decaying in the leaf litter, in crevices, or under rocks, logs, ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/springtime-science-whats-home-sweet-home-to-a-bug

Mar 20, 2014 ... You can often find sow bugs and pill bugs in damp, dark places, like the soil ... Sow bugs and pill bugs breathe with gills, so they need moisture for respiration. ... Sow bugs and pill bugs, both of which are also called wood lice, ... found locally by looking under rocks, garden plants, rotting logs and leaf litter.

www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/relatives/sowbugs/sowbug.htm

Apr 21, 2008 ... Other Names: roly-polies, woodlice, pillbugs, isopods ... Sowbugs breathe through plate-like gills located on the underside of the ... is typically reserved for those isopods that can roll themselves into a ball for ... Sowbugs are very common in moist, cool conditions, and are often found under rocks and logs.

www.quora.com/Why-do-woodlice-live-in-dark-places-Where-do-they-go-during-the-day

Woodlice are looking for moist places more than they are looking for dark places. ... animals are actually isopod crustaceans and as such they breath throu. ... which is often found under rocks or logs - dark place that are wet.