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Doodle Bug ?!

Description:

My son found this one on our porch, it's having babies! Never seen that before!




1 species ID suggestions

8 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 2 years ago

Interesting!

misako
misako 2 years ago

cool!

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 2 years ago

Wow, super gross! lol! I've never seen this before! Next time I see a rolly polly, I will flip them over to look for babies!

LisaFP
LisaFP 2 years ago

Thanks for the info!

Liam
Liam 2 years ago

I think it's a Pill Bug or Woodlouse (a type of crustacean). According to Wiki: "A female woodlouse will keep fertilised eggs in a marsupium on the underside of her body until they hatch into small, white offspring. The mother then appears to "give birth" to her offspring."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodlouse#D...

LisaFP
LisaFP 2 years ago

Thanks for my macro lens I could get this close!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

How interesting!
I've moved this to arthropods for you.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 2 years ago

Now THAT is my favorite image of the day! :-)

Texas, USA

Lat: 31.13, Long: -101.15

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

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