Anchiphiloscia pilosa (Budde-Lund, 1913)

ID Difficulty

3

Identification

A small dark philosciid with orange-marked uropods and antennae.

A description, with figures, is given by Telfer & Gregory (2018).

Mark Telfer
Keith Lugg
Keith Lugg
Alan Outen

Distribution and Habitat

A tropical woodlouse recently discovered in the Butterfly House at Whipsnade Zoo.

Reference

Telfer, M.G. & Gregory, S.J. (2018) A woodlouse new to Britain: Anchiphiloscia pilosa (Budde-Lund, 1913) (Oniscidea: Philosciidae) in a heated butterfly house in Bedfordshire.  Bulletin of the British Myriapod & Isopod Group 30: 12-20.

idBmigTaxa

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