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Spotted Pill Bug

Oniscus asellus

Description:

About 3/8 inch. Rolls into a ball as a defense mechanism.

Habitat:

Found beneath bark of a rotting stump. Rural SW Pennsylvania

Notes:

Sometimes called a wood louse or, improperly, a sow bug (which is a different but similar critter).

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William_Dembowski
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William_Dembowski

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Apr 29, 2011
Submitted on Apr 29, 2011

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