Gallery description : woodlouse

Woodlouse (oniscidea) is 3-30mm (0.1-1.1in). Woodlouse usually inhabits moist environments. It has a shell skin type. The diet is herbivore.

Facts about woodlouses
NameWoodlouse
Number of Species3,000
HabitatMoist environments
FamilyOniscidea
Average Litter Size24
PhylumArthropoda
Skin TypeShell
Main PreyDecaying leaf and plant matter,
Conservation StatusLeast concern
KingdomAnimalia
Common NameWoodlouse
PredatorsToads, centipedes, spiders
ClassCrustacea
OrderIsopoda
ColourGrey, black, brown
Scientific NameOniscidea
Size3-30mm (0.1-1.1in)
DietHerbivore
Image Details
Description Woodlouse. Description Woodlouse 2007-1.jpg
Width 1869 pixels
Heigh 1390 pixels
File type JPG
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