The adaptation of wood lice. While many people think of them as "bugs" or "
insects," woodlice are actually arthropods--crustaceans in the family Isopoda.
Species of woodlice differ as regards rates of transpiration and survival in dry air.
... The only adaptation to land as regards excretion is a general suppression ...
The woodlouse is not an insect but a crustacean, that has 14 parts to its body,
which gives the woodlouse the flexibility to be able to curl into a ball to protect
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
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).
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 ...
Woodlouse inhabits moist and dark habitats and usually hides under the stones
... Woodlice are the only crustaceans that are adapted to the life on the ground ...
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