Armadillidium sp.

Status

GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)

Identification

This species, as yet not identified, resembles an immature poorly pigmented Armadillidium vulgare

A description of this species, with figures, is given in Gregory (2014).

Mark Telfer

Distribution and Habitat

Only known from Eden Project (Mediterranean Biome), Cornwall, where females were first collected in 2005. Although a male was collected in 2010, species determination remains uncertain (S.Taiti pers. comm.).  

Reference

Gregory, S. (2014) Woodlice (Isopoda: Oniscidea) from Eden Project, Cornwall, with descriptions of species new to Britain, and poorly known British species. Bulletin of the British Myriapod & Isopod Group 27: 3-26. 

idBmigTaxa

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