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A woodlouse (plural woodlice), also known by many common names (see below) , is an isopod ... Woodlice in the genus Armadillidium and in the family Armadillidae can roll up ... such as under rocks an...

How do woodlice breathe under rocks and logs - Answers.com


Woodlice can live on a very small amount of oxygen, they are specially adapted to live under rocks and logs. They have very small lungs.



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.

Woodlice - Q-files Encyclopedia


Woodlice are small crustaceans—arthropods with a hard, segmented ... found in damp places where there is always moisture, such as under rocks and logs. ... The woodlouse must shed, or moult, its shell-like cuticle as it grows, which it does in ... Woodlice are crustaceans, like crabs, so they breathe through gills—which is  ...

Sowbugs of Kentucky - University of Kentucky Entomology


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.

Woodlouse - CreationWiki, the encyclopedia of creation science


Jul 30, 2015 ... The woodlouse are isopods assigned to the suborder Oniscidea. ... has gill-like structures on their underbellies which they breathe through. ... the woodlouse lives in dark places, such as under garden's rocks, ... The woodlouse can do minor damage to plants by eating roots and ... Log in · Request account ...

Orange is the New Awesome - The Bug Chicks


Oct 26, 2015 ... Woodlice are found in moist environments, like under rocks and logs. They need to live in areas that are wet because they breathe with gills, called pseudotrachea . The gills are flattened and ... I was getting the shots I wanted focused and then my iPad would go to sleep! ARGH! So, if you use these, on the ...

Isopoda (slaters) - Soil Bugs - An illustrated guide to New Zealand ...


slaters, pill bugs, sow bugs, woodlice, Maori papapa. ... You can predict the ability of a slater to roll into a ball by looking at its posterior body outline. ... Some species have internal breathing structures called pseudotracheae (seen as small ... Look for them under logs, in leaf litter, in rotting wood, under loose tree bark, un...

Designing your very own science experiment lesson


Overview: In this lesson, students will review the process of science and then ... Woodlice need moisture because they breathe through gills, pseudo trachea, and ... found in damp, dark places, such as under rocks and logs or under leaf litter.

Springtime Science: What's Home Sweet Home to a Bug? - Scientific ...


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.

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Wikijunior:Bugs/Woodlouse - Wikibooks, open books for an open ...


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.

the weird and wonderful world of woodlice! - UM Personal World ...


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 ...

The Secret Life of Pill Bugs - The Infinite Spider


Nov 10, 2013 ... This is why you find them under leaves, rocks, and logs. ... and closely related to crabs and crayfish, they breathe through gills on the underside of their bodies. ... Pill bugs can roll up to protect themselves but sow bugs can't. ... pill bug, pillbug, roly poly, Woodlouse on November 10, 2013 by Infinite Spider.