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Woodlouse - Wikipedia


A woodlouse (plural woodlice) is an isopod crustacean with a rigid, segmented, long ... pill bug or roly-poly. Most woodlice, however, cannot do this. ... They live in very similar habitats, and the...

Woodlouse (Oniscidea) - Animals - A-Z Animals


Nov 13, 2008 ... The woodlouse is not an insect but a crustacean, that has 14 parts to its body, which gives ... The woodlouse rarely eats live plants and feeds on the decaying leaf and plant ... "Useful but why do they die when shown to heat".

Woodlice fact sheet - Waltham Forest


Woodlice may look like insects, but in fact they're crustaceans and are related to crabs and ... live in water and woodlice still breathe using gills. Woodlice eat ...

Woodlouse Facts - SoftSchools


There are over 3.500 species of woodlice that can be found around the world. ... Some species consume live plants. ... to produce and safely eliminate ammonia in the gaseous form via its shell (it does not produce urine like other animals).

Woodlice Facts | Insect House


Oct 4, 2012 ... Where do woodlice live? They are widespread across North America and Europe , particularly in the United Kingdom where they exist in great ...

Gordon's Woodlice Care Sheet - The Earth Life Web


There are 3500 species of Woodlice in the world about 35 or 1% of these live in the ... Most of the larger species do not breed until they are at least 2 years old.

Some folks really do have Pet Woodlice - Free Pet Care Tips


... as a child. They have many common names, among them Sow Bug, Pill Bug, Slater, Roly Poly, Cud-worm, ... however, as woodlice often live in large colonies.

How to Look After a Pet Woodlouse: 13 Steps (with Pictures)


Find a suitable jar or tall plastic container for your woodlouse, and make sure there are no ... Woodlice, like many other insects, get their water from their food.

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


Jun 25, 2003 ... Woodlice have learned to live with humans, making the most of our ... Many people assume that woodlice are related to other terrestrial ...