The adaptation of wood lice. While many people think of them as "bugs" or "
insects," woodlice are actually arthropods--crustaceans in the family Isopoda.
It is a grey/brown colour which is useful for camouflage and it has a hard,
armoured shell over its body so it can protect itself from predators. The pill
Jan 21, 2008 ... Species of woodlice differ as regards rates of transpiration and survival in dry ...
The only adaptation to land as regards excretion is a general ...
In most of the suggested investigations you will be looking at behavioural
adaptations of the woodlice to changes in its habitat. The information given below
Many adaptations serve more than one function; rolling up the body probably ...
Pale patches on the exoskeleton of some woodlice are storage areas for calcium
Woodlice are often found in the upper layers of compost heaps, under rotting ...
These preferences are behavioural adaptations to help reduce desiccation.
About Woodlice. Woodlice, or pillbugs, are members of the Crustacea class,
which also includes crabs, shrimps and lobsters. However, they are not aquatic
Identification. Woodlice, also known as slaters and pillbugs, are terrestrial
crustaceans. Their soft bodies are covered on the upper surface with a hard ...
www.nuffieldfoundation.org/sites/default/files/files/Woodlice habitats - merged PDF.pdf
Nuffield Practical Work for Learning: Argumentation • Woodlice habitats ....
terrestrial animals have adaptations (anatomical, biochemical or behavioural).
Common rough woodlice are ectothermic and have flat, elliptical-shaped bodies
that are heavily plated and typically grey or .... Anti-predator Adaptations; cryptic.