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Woodlice

Ligiidae

Description:

Pm the notorth part of Adriatic coast there are typical halophytic representatives from the following families: Tylidae, Ligiidae and Oniscidae, mainly. Ligiidae is a family of woodlice, the only family in the infraorder Diplocheta. The family contains the following genera: Caucasoligidium, Ligia, Ligidioides, Ligidium, Tauroligidium and Typhloligidium Verhoeff.

Habitat:

Its members are common on rocky shores, in similar habitats to those inhabited by species of the bristletail Petrobius and the crab Cyclograpsus.

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2 Comments

injica
injica 8 years ago

Thank you, I was what I saw in front of me when I woke up on the beach ;) I guess it was dazed from the sun like me cause they are usually very impatient and fast ;)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Great shot !

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Croatia

Spotted on Jun 19, 2013
Submitted on Jun 20, 2013

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