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Wharf roach

Ligia exotica


Ligia exotica or the wharf roach is a woodlouse-like isopod, a sea slater in the family Ligiidae. It is found in various parts of the world living on rocky coasts and harbour walls just above high water mark.

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B.E.B 9 years ago

Thnx, i think its from that genus you mention.

Machi 9 years ago

I would look into this genus but it could also be a member of a different genus in the same family. I don't know much about them except that we call them sea roaches where I live.

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Salvador, BA, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 22, 2015
Submitted on Feb 22, 2015

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